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  • another about turn.

  • Brexit negotiations are to resume again.

  • Intensified daily talks restart on Thursday afternoon, having halted abruptly last week.

  • On Wednesday, you chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that an EU UK trade deal was still within reach.

  • UK negotiator David Frost later tweeted confirmation that talks were back on.

  • One analyst on Thursday said that while we've been here before, there is the distinct prospect that a pathway to some form of agreement is opening up.

  • Britain left the EU in January and is currently in a status quo transition period which finishes at the end of the year.

  • Failure to strike a trade deal would mean commerce being conducted on World Trade Organization rules involving some tariffs and quotas.

  • Prime Minister Boris Johnson told businesses last week to get ready for a no deal outcome.

  • His comments, though, was soon dismissed by markets as brinkmanship.

  • One commentator told Reuters that market participants were never convinced by the political posturing.

  • The British government is under increasing pressure to avoid a no deal outcome, not least because of the havoc being caused by the pandemic.

another about turn.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/25
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