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# trade - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Brexit: EU says UK's unilateral move to extend NI Protocol grace period 'breaks international law'
# Solo Run
# Solo Run

Brexit: EU says UK's unilateral move to extend NI Protocol grace period 'breaks international law'

Updated Mar 3rd 2021, 7:16 PM 41,074 Views 56 Comments
  • The UK announced that it would extend a grace period on health certs required for agrifoods going from GB to NI.
  • This caused a stir as the decision should be made jointly by the EU and UK; and the EU had been considering it anyway.
  • Maroš Šefčovič is to speak with David Frost tonight to raise the EU's "strong concerns" about the decision.

# trade - Monday 1 March, 2021

Tonnes of new ferry routes have helped to Brexit-proof Irish trade - but choppy waters could yet be ahead
# Brexit
# Brexit

Tonnes of new ferry routes have helped to Brexit-proof Irish trade - but choppy waters could yet be ahead

Mar 1st 2021, 12:05 AM 43,630 Views 23 Comments

Transporting products across the UK landbridge is going to get rougher before it gets smoother.

# trade - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal
# Trade
# Trade

Jennifer Whitmore: We need a full debate and proper scrutiny of CETA trade deal

Feb 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,126 Views 23 Comments

The Social Democrats TD argues that there has been more time dedicated to the controversial Canadian-EU trade deal on the airwaves and social media than in the Dáil.

# trade - Monday 1 February, 2021

Freight between Ireland and UK dropped by half in January
# Brexit
# Brexit

Freight between Ireland and UK dropped by half in January

Feb 1st 2021, 6:30 AM 17,392 Views 11 Comments

Trade between Ireland and the UK dropped significantly after the Brexit transition period ended, but is slowly increasing again.

# trade - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Incomplete haulier paperwork still causing headaches and delays at Irish ports, Cabinet told
# Brexit
# Brexit

Incomplete haulier paperwork still causing headaches and delays at Irish ports, Cabinet told

Jan 19th 2021, 6:46 PM 10,959 Views 25 Comments

The State is to fund antigen tests for truck drivers travelling to France.

# trade - Sunday 17 January, 2021

How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?
# Disruption
# Disruption

How has trade between Ireland and Great Britain been affected in the first two weeks of Brexit?

Jan 17th 2021, 6:30 AM 39,788 Views 45 Comments

More than 70% of trucks are completing paperwork before moving goods, and are being ‘green-lighted’ to leave Irish ports.

# trade - Friday 15 January, 2021

Freight group warns of trade disruption as supply chains 'slow up' due to new rules
# Brexit
# Brexit

Freight group warns of trade disruption as supply chains 'slow up' due to new rules

Jan 15th 2021, 2:49 PM 8,274 Views 11 Comments

FTAI General Manager Aidan Flynn said it is “unbelievable” that 30% of goods imported into Dublin Port are being inspected.

# trade - Friday 8 January, 2021

Why is Brexit impacting deliveries to Ireland, and what else is being held up?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Why is Brexit impacting deliveries to Ireland, and what else is being held up?

Jan 8th 2021, 4:11 PM 42,605 Views 38 Comments

How exactly is Brexit affecting food supply chains and trade routes – and will things settle down soon?

# trade - Monday 4 January, 2021

'Extremely small' number of consignments refused at Dublin Port for having incorrect documents
# Brexit
# Brexit

'Extremely small' number of consignments refused at Dublin Port for having incorrect documents

Jan 4th 2021, 4:13 PM 14,693 Views 10 Comments

Four vans looking to travel to the UK had issues yesterday at Dublin Port.

# trade - Thursday 31 December, 2020

The Northern Ireland Protocol kicks off from tonight - here's what you need to know
# Brexit
# Brexit

The Northern Ireland Protocol kicks off from tonight - here's what you need to know

Dec 31st 2020, 12:18 PM 49,148 Views 35 Comments

New checks and processes on trade between Great Britain and Northern Ireland will come into operation at 11pm tonight.

# trade - Monday 21 December, 2020

Poll: Will there be a Brexit trade deal before 31 December?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will there be a Brexit trade deal before 31 December?

Dec 21st 2020, 9:32 AM 30,954 Views 56 Comments

Another weekend of tense negotiations failed to achieve a breakthrough.

Post-Brexit trade talks resume as ‘significant differences’ remain
# Customs Union
# Customs Union

Post-Brexit trade talks resume as ‘significant differences’ remain

Dec 21st 2020, 7:10 AM 7,650 Views 9 Comments

Michel Barnier and Lord Frost met in Brussels yesterday.

# trade - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
# Investor Court
# Investor Court

Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'

Dec 16th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,877 Views 51 Comments

Hourigan told TheJournal.ie that the current environment in the Green Party is “unpleasant”.

# trade - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Three-month 'grace period' will mean Brexit agri-checks won't apply to foods sent to NI supermarkets
# What's In Store
# What's In Store

Three-month 'grace period' will mean Brexit agri-checks won't apply to foods sent to NI supermarkets

Dec 9th 2020, 4:04 PM 9,638 Views 5 Comments

Yes, this is basically another Brexit extension.

# trade - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Boris Johnson remains ‘optimistic’ of post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels
# Time Is Ticking
# Time Is Ticking

Boris Johnson remains ‘optimistic’ of post-Brexit trade deal with Brussels

Dec 2nd 2020, 6:44 PM 9,196 Views 21 Comments

Michel Barnier has briefed EU ambassadors on the negotiations amid little signs of progress as time runs out.

# trade - Saturday 21 November, 2020

UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal
# Brexit
# Brexit

UK and Canada agree post-Brexit trade can continue under same terms as EU deal

Nov 21st 2020, 4:08 PM 33,171 Views 28 Comments

Business groups welcomed the announcement but warned that firms face a ‘cliff edge’ without deals with the EU and other nations.

# trade - Monday 19 October, 2020

British government says EU leaders must 'change their position' for talks to continue
# Looming Deadline
# Looming Deadline

British government says EU leaders must 'change their position' for talks to continue

Updated Oct 19th 2020, 3:10 PM 34,895 Views 52 Comments

The British government has launched a ‘time is running out’ campaign urging businesses to get ready for the end of the transition period on 31 December.

# trade - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

UK calls for ‘more realism’ from Brussels ahead of crunch round of negotiations
# Trade
# Trade

UK calls for ‘more realism’ from Brussels ahead of crunch round of negotiations

Sep 8th 2020, 7:02 AM 12,524 Views 12 Comments

Trade talks will resume in London today.

Coveney bringing 'significant' Brexit memo to Cabinet on trade preparations
# Brexit
# Brexit

Coveney bringing 'significant' Brexit memo to Cabinet on trade preparations

Sep 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 14,361 Views 11 Comments

Today’s Cabinet meeting is set to be dominated about Brexit.

# trade - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement
# Golfgate
# Golfgate

Coalition leaders to resume talks on Phil Hogan's replacement

Sep 1st 2020, 7:40 AM 12,842 Views 23 Comments

A number of high-profile names are in the mix.

# trade - Thursday 27 August, 2020

Von der Leyen says government must propose a woman and a man as candidates to replace Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan
# Phil Hogan

Von der Leyen says government must propose a woman and a man as candidates to replace Phil Hogan

Updated Aug 27th 2020, 10:10 AM 98,653 Views 209 Comments

Phil Hogan resigned as Trade Commissioner last night.

# trade - Saturday 20 June, 2020

From tigers in the tank to no 'Christmas-tree' EU report: A wild week in Brexit talks
# Brexit
# Brexit

From tigers in the tank to no 'Christmas-tree' EU report: A wild week in Brexit talks

Jun 20th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,980 Views 11 Comments

Agreement on momentum, but it doesn’t take too deep a look to see the tensions.

# trade - Friday 12 June, 2020

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms
# Brexit
# Brexit

McEntee says NI protocol is 'vague and lacking in detail on customs' as deadline looms

Jun 12th 2020, 7:38 AM 10,757 Views 17 Comments

The Brexit transition period is due to end on 31 December.

# trade - Friday 6 March, 2020

Phil Hogan insists no-deal Brexit threat won't 'cut the ice' in trade talks
# Mr Ice
# Mr Ice

Phil Hogan insists no-deal Brexit threat won't 'cut the ice' in trade talks

Mar 6th 2020, 1:42 PM 18,180 Views 34 Comments

Hogan said that he’s trying to allow apples and pears from the EU to be exported to the US as part of a possible new EU trade deal.

# trade - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

EU to demand 'level playing field' and access to UK waters in Brexit trade talks
# CULTURAL OBJECTS
# CULTURAL OBJECTS

EU to demand 'level playing field' and access to UK waters in Brexit trade talks

Updated Feb 25th 2020, 1:51 PM 18,158 Views 33 Comments

The terms also include a controversial clause stating that Britain should “return unlawfully removed cultural objects to their countries of origin”.

# trade - Friday 14 February, 2020

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets
# Trade Secrets
# Trade Secrets

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets

Updated Feb 14th 2020, 8:19 AM 19,702 Views 52 Comments

Donald Trump has repeatedly raised national security concerns about Huawei.

# trade - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango
# Brexit
# Brexit

Your crash course in... what to expect from Britain and the EU's trade talk tango

Feb 8th 2020, 10:30 AM 11,062 Views 23 Comments

The clock is ticking as the newly-divorced sides kick off tricky negotiations, with major implications for Ireland.

# trade - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Businesses warn of price rises as Sajid Javid vows no EU alignment post-Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Businesses warn of price rises as Sajid Javid vows no EU alignment post-Brexit

Jan 18th 2020, 11:37 AM 21,794 Views 39 Comments

Javid urged businesses to “adjust” and said that while some will benefit others will not.

# trade - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work
# Game Workers Unite
# Game Workers Unite

Game workers in Ireland are concerned about low pay, unpaid overtime and uncertain work

Jan 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 31,360 Views 51 Comments

The Irish games industry employs around 2,000 people.

# trade - Friday 13 December, 2019

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US
# Phase One
# Phase One

China says it has reached 'phase one' trade deal with the US

Dec 13th 2019, 4:52 PM 5,017 Views 6 Comments

The deal includes a progressive rollback of tariffs and the protection of intellectual property rights.

# trade - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says

Nov 14th 2019, 7:16 AM 13,775 Views 30 Comments

Tusk, who leaves office at the end of the month, has made no secret of his opposition to Brexit.

# trade - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU
# Trade Mission
# Trade Mission

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:15 AM 8,680 Views 30 Comments

Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.

# trade - Monday 30 September, 2019

A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling
# European Parliament
# European Parliament

A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling

Updated Sep 30th 2019, 9:00 PM 20,440 Views 17 Comments

“There’s nothing for free when it comes to trade,” Hogan told MEPs this evening.

# trade - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission
# Live From New York
# Live From New York

Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission

Sep 26th 2019, 9:05 AM 50,436 Views 79 Comments

The Taoiseach said the TV host is “very proud of his Irish heritage”.

# trade - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?
# Big Phil
# Big Phil

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?

Sep 10th 2019, 4:55 PM 9,695 Views 24 Comments

Phil Hogan will begin a second 5-year term as Ireland’s commissioner in Europe – this time for trade.

# trade - Friday 6 September, 2019

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'
# Dublin And Shannon
# Dublin And Shannon

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Sep 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 31,766 Views 31 Comments

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

# trade - Friday 2 August, 2019

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports
# US V CHINA
# US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

Aug 2nd 2019, 7:50 AM 8,260 Views 26 Comments

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

# trade - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed?

Jul 31st 2019, 12:57 PM 66,453 Views 49 Comments

Digby Jones made the claim on Twitter at the weekend when discussing the impact of a no deal Brexit.

# trade - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops
# Brexit Ready
# Brexit Ready

Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops

Jul 14th 2019, 6:30 AM 7,350 Views 20 Comments

This week, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said that the chances of a no-deal Brexit in October were “significant”.

# trade - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Jul 4th 2019, 9:53 AM 197 Views 0 Comments

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

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