EU Offers The UK Longer Stay In Customs Union

EU Offers The UK Longer Stay In Customs Union

EU offers the UK longer Stay in Customs union to come to Brexit Deal. The European Union has offered the United Kingdom to stay longer in the customs union so those good agreements can be made about the limits after the Brexit.


According to reports, writes on Tuesday evening by German government documents and EU employees respectively.

British MP Liam Fox has also stated that an extension of the customs union is possible.

Fox even thinks it is essential to come to an excellent Brexit deal.

According to him, the extra development period only takes a few months.

Michael Barnier, the Brexit negotiator on behalf of the EU, would have offered the British Prime Minister Theresa May.

It would mean that the British would continue to have access to the internal market and that the free movement of goods would continue to exist longer.

Also reported, that the agreement can be increased by one year until December 2021.

As it stands now, the customs union will expire in December 2020.

No agreement is expected this week
The extension gives the British Prime Minister Theresa May the time to obtain a solution to the issue around the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Both the EU and the UK do not want a hard boundary between the two countries,

 but the discussions on border agreements are rigid.

Barnier said on Tuesday that the negotiations still need more time.

He seemed to want to indicate that this week no agreement can be assumed.

Leave a Reply

Back to top