Business federation urges UK to hold EU rules after Brexit


BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European business federation BusinessEurope called on Wednesday for Britain to keep up countless EU regulations as is feasible after Brexit to limit disruption to trade and supply chains.

Negotiators are meeting prior to a June 28-29 EU summit to find progress on outlining types of relationship should replace Britain's EU membership after it leaves next March and after a status-quo transition period ends up in 2020.

"Regulatory alignment involving the EU as well as the UK is so very important to preserving value chains and avoiding non-tariff barriers to trade. Regulatory cooperation makes perfect," the group, consisting of Britain's CBI, said in launching a brand new report.

Also with rapid agreement backward and forward sides avoiding uncertainty and the chances of a "cliff edge" whereby Britain simply reverts to global trade rules, BusinessEurope necessary simplified customs procedures.

It said small establishments with little hitting the ground with trade outside of the EU Single Market would require special help from the authorities to handle changes.

"No free trade agreement as of yet is now in close proximity to solving problems of regulatory divergence, as well as be near on impossible for sides to pay," the target audience said, while adding that business wanted EU negotiators in order to avoid letting a deal with Britain unpick the guidelines within the Single Market.

Negotiators endeavor to contain a broad outline ready by late at the moment, alongside a comprehensive treaty on what your initial departure works.

As British Pm Theresa May wrangles along with her own ministers over what lengths to destroy from EU customs rules and product standards, EU negotiators are urging London in making clearer what they have to see as his or her preferred solution.

While both sides say they want as frictionless trade as it can be, EU leaders also insist that Britain cannot "cherry pick" accessibility to the single market while abandoning its rules, including over the free movement of workers throughout the Union.