UK, EU reach Brexit deal ensuring tariff-free trade
Published: Thursday, 24 December 2020
The United Kingdom and European Union have reached an agreement on a trade deal that will ensure tariff-free trading of most goods between the country and the bloc after December 31 when the withdrawal transition period ends, easing metals and minerals market participants’ fears of logistics paralysis and material shortages.
By Cristina Belda, Davide Ghilotti
Following four years of slow negotiations after the 2016
Brexit referendum and a final few weeks of deadlock in the
talks, the two sides said they had reached an agreement in the
afternoon of Thursday December 24.
The deal – which runs to 2,000 pages...