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# trade-talks - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

‘Very serious’ gaps remain between UK and EU positions in trade talks

Time is running short for a deal to be in place before the transition period expires at the end of the year.

# trade-talks - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Michael Gove says EU 'not serious' about securing Brexit deal

The Cabinet Office minister said EU officials will have to back down if chief negotiator Michel Barnier is to resume negotiations in London this week.

# trade-talks - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Brexit trade talks resume in Brussels

Officials from the EU and UK sides will enter into detailed haggling today and tomorrow.

# trade-talks - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Michel Barnier travels to London for face-to-face Brexit talks

Significant differences remain between the EU and the UK.

# trade-talks - Saturday 20 June, 2020

From tigers in the tank to no 'Christmas-tree' EU report: A wild week in Brexit talks

Agreement on momentum, but it doesn’t take too deep a look to see the tensions.

# trade-talks - Friday 15 May, 2020

Row over 'level playing field' is the major stumbling block to EU-UK trade talks

Fisheries is the other major stumbling block to agreeing an EU-UK trade deal.

# trade-talks - Friday 8 May, 2020

Brexit trade talks timeline ‘virtually impossible’, Coveney says

Tanaiste Simon Coveney has urged the UK to seek an extension to its transition period.

# trade-talks - Saturday 2 May, 2020

So, about Brexit... Where are we now with it?

It hasn’t gone away, you know.

# trade-talks - Monday 20 April, 2020

Vast majority of business leaders think Brexit will have short-term negative impact on Irish economy

That’s according to the latest quarterly survey carried out by the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

# trade-talks - Monday 2 March, 2020

Countdown starts as UK and EU knuckle down for trade talks

The two sides are well apart on a final agreement.

# trade-talks - Thursday 27 February, 2020

UK could walk away from EU trade talks if progress not made by June

The UK has published its negotiating guidelines ahead of talks with Brussels on Monday.

# trade-talks - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

EU to demand 'level playing field' and access to UK waters in Brexit trade talks

The terms also include a controversial clause stating that Britain should “return unlawfully removed cultural objects to their countries of origin”.

# trade-talks - Friday 7 February, 2020

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango

The clock is ticking as the newly-divorced sides kick off tricky negotiations, with major implications for Ireland.

# trade-talks - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Brexit has finally happened, so trade talks are next. Here's what to look out for

There are three main issues to look out for in the trade talks: fisheries, level-playing field standards, and Northern Ireland.

# trade-talks - Monday 27 January, 2020

EU will have upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks, Varadkar warns Johnson

The Taoiseach is meeting with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier in Dublin this morning.

# trade-talks - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Phil Hogan says that US threats over Huawei are 'a bit of sabre-rattling'

The EU Trade Commissioner also said it was “just not possible” to agree a Brexit trade deal by the end of the year.

# trade-talks - Monday 17 June, 2013

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland G8 This post contains videos

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland

Enda Kenny was speaking to the media following meetings with G8 leaders in Lough Erne today.

# trade-talks - Monday 21 November, 2011

China predicts grim outlook for global economy during trade talks

China has insisted that “imbalanced growth” is better than balanced recession – confirming it plans to focus on bolstering its own economy before addressing trade strains with other countries.