Relief at EU trade agreement but concerns over the 'maze' ahead

Relief at EU trade agreement but concerns over the 'maze' ahead

Some book trade leaders have expressed relief that the "nightmare" scenario of a no-deal scenario for post-Brexit trade has been averted—but a new burden of bureaucracy is descending on the industry, while many questions for the future remain unanswered.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Christmas Eve (24th December) that a last-minute trade agreement had been struck with the European Union, described as a comprehensive Canada-style free trade deal, enabling UK goods to be sold without tariffs and quotas in the EU market. MPs voted to approve the deal in a vote conducted before ...

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