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    1. August 23, 2016

      Eurozone looks beyond the Brexit vote

      Three leaders meet on an aircraft carrier to declaim that Europe will stay strong. It sounds dramatic but the gathering...

    2. August 23, 2016

      Polish apple farmers bear brunt of EU-Russia economic war

      Laden with fruit, the boughs of the apple trees in the orchards run by Poland’s EUROSAD sag with what will be a record...

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    1. August 19, 2016

      Opel cuts car production after Brexit vote

      General Motors’ Opel has cut output at two of its factories in anticipation of slower UK car orders following the...

    2. August 18, 2016

      UK financial sector targets Swiss-style deal for EU market access

      The City of London has given up hope of universal access to the EU single market and is now seeking a bespoke deal for...

    3. Fast FT

      August 18, 2016

      Yen hovers around ¥‎100 mark, weighs on sentiment in Asia

      The Japanese yen broke through the ¥‎100 per dollar mark again on Thursday as the US currency endured some choppy...

    4. August 16, 2016

      The challenge to ensure that Brexit works for business

      As head of the Vote Leave campaign, one of the most enjoyable events I did during Britain’s EU referendum campaign was...

    5. Fast FT

      August 16, 2016

      Eurozone trade surplus grows (again)

      The eurozone’s trade surplus with the rest of the world has swollen to €29.2bn in June on the back of falling imports...

    6. August 13, 2016

      UK to guarantee EU subsidies

      Westminster will pick up the bill for £6bn in annual EU payments to British farmers, academic researchers and poorer...

    7. August 11, 2016

      Commodities: The milk industry cowed

      It is calving season in Waikato, New Zealand’s biggest dairy region, and Nicola Kloeten, a farmer, is delivering a new...

    8. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      UK trade deficit hits £12.5bn in Brexit month

      Britain’s trade deficit in goods swelled to £12.5bn as the country went to the polls to vote on EU membership, its...

    9. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      German trade balance swells to €25bn

      Germany, Europe’s exporting powerhouse, boasted another rise in its bumper trade balance on the back of growing...

    10. The Exchange

      August 9, 2016

      Brexit: Two-track trade talks are best for UK

      There is general confusion over who is in charge of Britain’s trade negotiations with the EU. The trio of ministers...

    11. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      Economists react to disappointing Chinese trade data

      With China’s dollar exports yet to push back into growth and import contraction deepening in July, views on its...

    12. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      China dollar imports fall further as export contraction eases

      Contraction in China’s dollar-denominated exports softened in July, but a fall in imports using the same currency...

    13. August 4, 2016

      EU announces fresh anti-dumping duties on Russian and Chinese steel imports

      The European Commission has imposed more anti-dumping duties on Chinese and Russian steel imports and has applied the...

    14. Fast FT

      August 4, 2016

      EU hits Russian, Chinese steel with anti-dumping duties

      Brussels has imposed “definitive” anti-dumping duties on specific steel products from China and Russia, following up on...

    15. The Exchange

      August 3, 2016

      The BoE and the challenge of its Brexit response

      Along with the US Federal Reserve, the Bank of England had been — pre-Brexit referendum — among the relatively more...

    16. August 3, 2016

      City calls for continued access to single market after Brexit

      The main lobby group for Britain’s financial services industry has called for continued access to the EU’s single...

    17. David Allen Green

      August 1, 2016

      Brexit and the challenges of reality

      In the days after the Brexit vote, a favourite taunt of Leavers was to tell those who were warning of the difficulties...

    18. August 1, 2016

      Bavarian protest shows mood turning against free trade

      Karl Bär was not expecting much interest when he set up his information stand in Holzkirchen earlier this month to...

    19. July 31, 2016

      There is no such thing as hard or soft Brexit

      Should Britain go for “hard” or “soft” Brexit? It is a question laced with unspoken assumptions — the most important...

    20. July 28, 2016

      UK trade minister faces questions over his role

      Liam Fox, Britain’s international trade minister, returned from a three-day US visit on Thursday facing questions about...

    21. July 28, 2016

      Kenya feels Brexit effect as UK vote threatens Africa trade deal

      Millions of Kenyans’ livelihoods are at risk after Tanzania and Uganda refused to sign a proposed regional trade deal...

    22. July 28, 2016

      Brexit to lead to higher UK car prices, warns Peugeot chief

      Car prices in Britain will rise as a result of the country’s decision to quit the European Union, the chief executive...

    23. July 27, 2016

      Britain’s premature bid for global trade deals

      Eager to prove they can forge a new and independent way in the post-Brexit world, Theresa May’s ministers have been out...

    24. July 27, 2016

      Theresa May is yet to stamp her authority on Brexit vision

      “All for one and one for all, united we stand divided we fall,” the Three Musketeers proclaimed. Our three modern-day...

    25. July 27, 2016

      UK ports operators hope to escape new EU rules

      EU exit negotiators will face a “key test” to ensure UK ports escape new rules but can still trade freely with Europe,...

    26. July 26, 2016

      Fox presses May to pull out of EU customs union

      Theresa May is under growing pressure from Liam Fox, the trade secretary, to pull out of the EU customs union, a move...

    27. July 26, 2016

      JLT shrugs off Brexit insurance worries as profits dip 7% halfway

      JLT’s chief executive has shrugged off fears about the impact of the UK’s Brexit vote on his insurance brokerage...

    28. July 26, 2016

      Whitehall split on a UK exit of EU customs union

      Liam Fox travelled from Washington to Chicago on Tuesday as he continued a three-stop US tour, determined to prove that...

    29. July 25, 2016

      Europe offers models for Northern Ireland border

      At first glance, there is little is common between Büsingen, a small town on the Rhine, and Belfast. But the German...

    30. July 25, 2016

      May rules out Irish ‘borders of the past’

      Theresa May has promised that Brexit will not lead to a restoration of “the borders of the past” in Ireland, but her...

    31. July 22, 2016

      Eurozone economy shows resilience despite Brexit

      The eurozone economy is proving resilient to the fallout from Britain’s decision to leave the EU, new data suggested on...

    32. July 22, 2016

      Brexit: what Britain can learn from Norway

      Norway has twice opted not to join the EU. It voted No in 1972 and again in 1994 to becoming a member of the club that...

    33. July 21, 2016

      Canada urges EU members to back trade deal

      Stephane Dion, Canada’s foreign minister, is urging EU members to approve Europe’s trade agreement with Canada to...

    34. July 20, 2016

      France tries to tempt citizens back home after Brexit

      The head of France’s business lobby, Medef, will sweep into London on Thursday with a message designed to warn his...

    35. July 20, 2016

      Britain and EU eye ‘code of conduct’ for Brexit talks

      Britain and the EU are looking to set ground rules for Brexit talks, in an attempt to avoid misunderstandings or...

    36. July 20, 2016

      Brussels prepares market economy compromise for China

      Brussels is drawing up a plan to treat China as a market economy in trade disputes, but only in tandem with US-style...

    37. July 19, 2016

      Financial watchdog calls for access to EU single market

      Andrew Bailey, the new head of the Financial Conduct Authority, has said access to the EU’s single market is essential...

    38. July 19, 2016

      Business input at Westminster ‘up in the air’

      Business groups are becoming increasingly concerned about their lack of interaction with the government over Brexit...

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