Following Teresa May’s “Renaissance in Florence” speech (here https://goo.gl/ACAfWg) and an interesting week at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, we now have the government White Paper on EU Trade and Customs.
Preparing for our future UK Trade Policy, a 42 page document, sets out the Government vision of trade policy post-Brexit. It covers the elements of the policy, the principles, the priorities and approach to the legal framework , and importantly invites comment from stakeholders by 6 November.
Further , the Customs Bill starts to put some detail on where we are heading on critical issues such as low value parcels and Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) https://goo.gl/2MtWg8
Once we have studied and absorbed the content we will be back here with a few thoughts on the direction of travel with regard to Customs matters and the impact on UK importers and exporters.