UK to stay in EU customs union for now, says Brussels – updated

The UK will continue to participate in the EU Customs Union and the Single Market, said the European Council, in its guidelines for the transition arrangements that will apply after Brexit in March 2019, which were published on 15 December. The paper said that during the transition, the UK will have to continue to comply with EU trade policy, apply its customs tariff and collect EU customs duties, and to ensure ... [+]

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