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The European Union and the United Kingdom: Getting ready for the end of the transition period

27/11/2020 - 23:50
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Find out more about preparations for an ambitious EU-UK partnership that goes well beyond trade, and about ongoing preparedness measures


Even if the European Union and the United Kingdom conclude a highly ambitious partnership covering all areas agreed in the Political Declaration by the end of 2020, the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU acquis, the internal market and the Customs Union, at the end of the transition period will inevitably create barriers to trade and cross-border exchanges that do not exist today.

There will be broad and far-reaching consequences for public administrations, businesses and citizens as of 1 January 2021, regardless of the outcome of negotiations. These changes are unavoidable and stakeholders must make sure they are ready for them.

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