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The joke is on me, said the blind man. I see through the idiom to the truth at bottom. "A bog standard off-the-shelf FTA" is fantastic enterprise, a "golden chalice," a fleece like "frictionless trade" which wraps BREXIT. Thank you!

That article is informative and to it I will add:
WTO | Members adopt draft decision to improve tariff and import data, discuss trade concerns, 19 May (not that one, the other one)

Members also discussed the negotiation of the future tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) by the European Union and United Kingdom as a result of Brexit. The issue was brought up again by the Russian Federation, which expressed "deep concern" with respect to the EU's approach to TRQ negotiations under Article XXVIII of the GATT. ... Six other members took the floor to note that they also disagreed with the EU-UK approach, because the proposed split would result in no in-quota access to either the UK or the EU-27 for some TRQs. ...

Nadie es libre.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Nov 18th, 2019 at 02:32:27 PM EST
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