A new settlement for the United Kingdom and the European Union

The British people have made their choice. We accept their decision – even though with much regret. It is now essential on both the UK and the EU-27 to swiftly come to an agreement that keeps as much of the benefits of the single market intact as possible. Beyond the economy, we need a peaceful, stable and democratic Europe to thrive. The UK and the EU must collaborate to secure this future.

The relationship between the UK and the rest of the EU remains hugely important to all of the parties. 50% of the UK’s trade is with the EU 27 and Britain is a large, vibrant and strong market for the EU 27.

During the period of uncertainty that will accompany the negotiations, the British Chamber has a key role to play in helping our members navigate the challenges that result from this decision and inform the important negotiation of the UK’s future relationship with the EU.

 

About the British Chamber:

The British Chamber is built on a tradition of over 100 years of continuous service to the international business community in Belgium. Today our membership includes over 250 commercial organisations representing over 5000 participating individuals and collectively employing over 125 000 people in Belgium, over 1 600 000 in the UK and over 7 000 000 globally.

The British Chamber is unique: an international network that connects your business with other businesses, a wide spectrum of national and European policymakers, and customers and clients.

We value openness and a welcoming ambience, an international and entrepreneurial outlook, and a flexible and informal approach. But above all we have a crystal clear focus on helping you to achieve your business objectives and ensure that the British Chamber is truly ‘Your International Network’.

For further information, please contact:

Uzma Lodhi – Head of Communications

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