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Brexit Transition Phase 'Must Not Undermine Single Market: EuroCommerce

Published on Dec 12 2017 12:57 PM in Retail tagged: Featured Post / Brexit / EuroCommerce / European Council / Christian Verschueren

Brexit Transition Phase 'Must Not Undermine Single Market: EuroCommerce

EuroCommerce, the group that represents the retail sector in Europe, has said that 'sufficient progress has been achieved' on early Brexit negotiations, also warning that significant challenges remain during the transition phase.

In a statement to European leaders ahead of the European Council meeting on 14-15 December, Christian Verschueren, director general of EuroCommerce, said,

“During the transitional period, it is important that goods continue to move freely, and without tariff or quota restrictions between the UK and the EU, taking account of highly integrated supply chains between the UK and EU, and particularly with the Republic of Ireland.

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