Your average T-shirt covers 20,000 kilometers before landing in a European wardrobe. 'Made in the EU' is still the exception. But as environmental awareness grows, so does local production.
Angela Merkel has said the UK cannot pick and choose which parts of the single market it wants to keep after Brexit. The chancellor insisted that Germany would stand up against any attempts to hollow out global trade.
While in the UK for a three-day state visit, US President Trump is dangling the possibility of a "big" post-Brexit trade deal. But can freeing up bilateral trade really alleviate the fallout of the UK's exit from the EU?
The EU's preferred option is for Britain to stay. Failing that, Brussels would like the UK to remain as close as possible. For now, though, Europe's leaders just want some clarity on what the British government wants.
Britain and the EU have declared their intention to create a new joint free trade area. DW gives you the highlights of the 26-page text that describes how the two sides' economic relationship will play out post-Brexit.
© 2019 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version