European business representatives call for Brexit transition period to ensure frictionless trade

Lorries parked up on the M20 motorway in Ashford, Kent, during Operation Stack

A selection of European businesses and trade bodies, including the FTA, has called for a Brexit transitionary period to ensure a frictionless customs and trade environment. The group has urged EU and UK negotiators to put legal and business certainty at the top of their negotiating agenda. It has also called for a seamless transition period after March 2019, which replicates the current trading environment. It further argued for an economic trading relationship that maintains and improves the ties between […]