James Crisp. Freelance journalist in Brussels.

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Post-Brexit trade deal with Trump will take years not days, warns former US ambassador to EU

EXCLUSIVE/ Any free trade agreement between Britain and the United States will take years rather than the 90 days mooted by Donald Trump’s supporters, the former US ambassador to the EU … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Brexit: Canada’s trade model is not a golden ticket to the single market

This deal has been seven tortured, painstaking years in the making and it still isn’t in force.

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Commission faces EU court battle over secret TTIP documents

EXCLUSIVE/ The European Commission faces an EU court battle to keep secret its lawyers’ analysis on whether the controversial investor-state-dispute (ISDS) clause in draft trade deals with the USA and … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Dutch voters now demanding referendum on TTIP

EXCLUSIVE / Dutch voters want a referendum on the TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), throwing into doubt the future of the US-EU free trade deal, nine days after the country’s ‘no’ … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Thousands march in Brussels against cheap Chinese steel imports

Thousands of European steelmakers descended on the EU capital Brussels on Monday  (15 February) demanding that officials do more to stop the flood of cheap imports from China.

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

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