Gregor Irwin, chief economist at Global Counsel, suggests the U.K. might even flesh out its thinking on matters the EU wants to discuss early on, such as citizens’ rights and the estimated £50 billion exit bill.
The mantra within the British government as it prepares to hammer out the terms of its break-up with the European Union is that no deal is better than a bad deal.
Stephen Adams of the Global Counsel advisory group said the problem with Article 50 “is not that it is complicated but that it is relatively simple”. “It provides limited guidance and leaves a lot to political interpretation.
Gregor Irwin, chief economist at advisory group Global Counsel, tells GTR that technology is likely to become the single biggest point of tension in the EU-China relationship: “Chinese investors are buying up European companies on the cheap because they are able to use their technology in the Chi
From the large-scale refugee flows to the threat of deadly terrorist attacks, from the Greek banking crisis to the shock of Brexit, the blows to the European project have come relentlessly.
The Chinese government has reported that direct investment into Australia from China soared by 56 per cent in 2016 over 2015, to $4.8 billion.
The UK wants to create a “virtual” border between Northern Ireland and the Republic, as a template for a new customs deal with the EU after Brexit that makes trade as easy as possible.
The island state of Tasmania lies off the southern coast of mainland Australia and is known for having the cleanest air in the world, fertile farmland and coastal waters abundant with seafood. This month, Tasmania will get its first direct international flight.
An energy policy expert has described Scottish independence as the biggest risk facing North Sea oil and gas.
Matthew Duhan, lead adviser on energy issues at advisory firm Global Counsel, claimed this was especially true related to decommissioning.
Taking the UK out of the European Union will probably lead to more gas trade at continental hubs at the expense of the UK.