Reading Time: 8 minutes The media has recently reported extensively on the negotiations to establish a free trade agreement (FTA) between the UK and Australia. Much of this attention has been paid to the impact that the agreement may have on UK agricultural sectors.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog sets out the latest data on Scotland’s exports to the EU and forecasts for the possible impact of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement signed by the UK and EU.
Reading Time: 7 minutes New post-Brexit requirements have been causing delays in export supply chains that allow fresh seafood to reach markets in the EU. This blog provides background to the ongoing challenges being faced by the Scottish (and UK) fishing industries in getting seafood to EU markets.
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog provides analysis of the Scottish Government’s Legislative Consent Memorandum in relation to the European Union (Future Relationship) Bill which will be debated in the Scottish Parliament on 30 December 2020.
Reading Time: 20 minutes This long read provides a summary of some of the key areas covered in the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement which was agreed on 24 December 2020.
Reading Time: 5 minutes What is the UK Trade Bill, and what does it mean for the Scottish Parliament?
Reading Time: 4 minutes This third and final SPICe blog in the series on the internal market white paper examines the proposals from the perspective of intergovernmental relations in the UK.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This second of a series of SPICe blogs on the UK Government’s internal market white paper examines some of the proposals comparing them to the principles and structures which previously supported the functioning of the UK’s internal market as a result of EU membership.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Following the publication of the UK Government’s ‘UK Internal Market’ White Paper, this blog looks at what an internal market is, the value of Scottish exports to the rest of the UK and the implications of the UK Government’s proposals.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at the latest Regional Trade Statistics from HMRC.