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Faisal Islam

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‘Should the terms outlined above not be respected, businesses will be forced to implement contingency plans based on a “cliff edge” scenario’ says a group representing the 80 big Japanese multinationals with operations in Europe and 1350 companies:  https://www.jbce.org/brexit/jbce-keidanren-joint-statement-brexit/ 
Those important Japanese investors/ multinationals communicating pretty bluntly what they need in Brexit negotiations - entire EU acquis to apply in transition, and for it to last long enough and be extendible: “pls keep it all the same” basically... https://t.co/JBmPeUdDlZ
RT @nfergus: And I thought I was a bit weird in my deep reluctance to shop for clothes. Important shift given the key role of cl… https://t.co/1b284ONAdD
10. They say Highly streamlined customs option requires negotiations to start, will not deliver NI open border, and doubt the interest in EU negotiating it when majority perceived for staying in a Customs Union
9. Other details - contacts say No 1 option for customs from Mansion House, the “customs partnership” which maintains no checks, but requires businesses to track goods to consumer refund different tariffs has been repeatedly treated contemptuously by manufacturers & logistics cos
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