Keyword: Brexit


EU Bodies Ratify UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement

05.05.2021 -

With a positive vote of both the European Parliament and the Council at the end of April, the EU has ratified the Trade and Cooperation Agreement establishing the terms...

Markets & Companies

Changes in Trade with the United Kingdom

01.12.2020 -

On Dec. 31, 2020, the UK will leave the EU single market and customs union. Regardless of any agreement reached with the EU, the end of the Brexit transition period will...


UK Chemicals Steady in Q2, Uncertainty Ahead

10.08.2020 -

UK chemical exports in the second quarter of this year have steadied but uncertainty looms for the rest of 2020 with risks from both Covid-19 and Brexit, said the...


UK Won’t Join EU Vaccine Purchase Plan

14.07.2020 -

The UK will not participate in a plan to distribute a potential coronavirus vaccine to Europe’s most vulnerable citizens first. Tim Barrow, the UK’s ambassador to the EU...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Future-Relationship Negotiations between the EU and the UK

02.03.2020 - Reacting to the formal approval of a new Brexit negotiation mandate by the EU General Affairs Council on Feb. 25, the EU and UK chemical industry have outlined their priorities for...


EU Said Moving Toward Plastic Waste Tax

08.01.2020 - EU member states are now said close to agreeing on implementing a general tax on non-recyclable plastic waste as one means of filling the €15 billion gap that will be left in the...


UK Chemical Industry Lobs Ball to new PM

17.12.2019 - Grabbing hold of a well-worn campaign slogan used by the country’s newly elected prime minister and lobbing the ball back in his court, the UK’s Chemical Industries Association...


EP Wants to Keep Budget for UK in 2020

17.10.2019 - The European Parliament (EP) is striving to secure EU budget payments to fund R&D and help farmers in 2020 in the event of a no-deal Brexit — provided the UK shoulders its share of...