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Extending the Brexit ‘transition’ has a by-product: more time to sort out tariff quotas

Longer transition period will allow important trade issues to be resolved at the WTO

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British politics has been fraught in recent days over transitions, backstops and no-deals, but out of the limelight some officials in Geneva have been watching with interest for an entirely different reason — the longer it takes, the less pressure is put on settling quickly the UK and EU commitments in the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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