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Hobbled by the coronavirus, the U.K. and EU resume trade talks though still far apart on two key sticking points

June 2, 2020

Via: Fortune

Amid the crippling uncertainty caused by the novel coronavirus and the measures needed to fight it, British businesses still have no idea what will happen to trade with their biggest partner at the end of this year.

Although the U.K. and European Union reached a deal on their divorce in October last year, and Brexit officially took place at the end of January, we are still in a transition period that runs out at the end of 2020—the U.K. is out of the EU but, as far as trade is concerned, it is still effectively a member.

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