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UK joining Lugano Convention is essential for EU Business and Consumers

There are many outstanding issues still to be negotiated as part of the future relationship between the EU and the UK, however one area where there shouldn’t be much disagreement is over the British government request to join the Lugano Convention. There should be an overwhelming interest for both sides to keep the existing relations in this field. The consequences would be severe and very negative … Continue reading UK joining Lugano Convention is essential for EU Business and Consumers

Reaction to European Council (Art. 50) guidelines on the framework for the future EU-UK relationship – 23rd March

We reacted to the European Council’s guidelines on the future trade relationship between the EU and the UK. Click the link to read the full piece. Continue reading Reaction to European Council (Art. 50) guidelines on the framework for the future EU-UK relationship – 23rd March

REACTION TO EUROPEAN COUNCIL’S CONCLUSIONS – BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE| EU & BELGIUM 15th December

The British Chamber of Commerce | EU & Belgium welcomes the declaration by the European Council that “sufficient progress” has been made in the negotiation of the UK withdrawal from the EU, and its decision to move to phase two. We urge the Commission to proceed swiftly with the negotiations on a withdrawal agreement incorporating the terms of the joint report of 8 December. We … Continue reading REACTION TO EUROPEAN COUNCIL’S CONCLUSIONS – BRITISH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE| EU & BELGIUM 15th December

Joint Statement

An alliance of northern European Coastal Chambers accounting for 70% of EU-UK trade urge British and EU negotiators to create clarity on a future trade friendly relationship as soon as possible now that sufficient progress has been made. The Federation of Belgian Chambers of Commerce represented by Voka – Flanders Chamber of Commerce and BECI – Brussels Chamber of Commerce, the British Chambers of Commerce, … Continue reading Joint Statement

British Chamber calls for focus on jobs and economy for UK and EU27

The British Chamber of Commerce in Brussels is calling on both Britain and the EU to focus on jobs and the economy in Brexit negotiations. “We need the best possible agreement between the UK and the EU, that takes into account the highly interconnected nature of our economies. If we’re to avoid unnecessary damage to jobs and businesses across Europe we’ve got to have clarity, … Continue reading British Chamber calls for focus on jobs and economy for UK and EU27