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Speaking from the United States, the Irish Prime Minister did not accept ideas from the new research paper on smart border technology commissioned by the European Parliament.

The EU and Britain are hoping to seal a deal this month on a transition period after Brexit, and start talks on their future relationship this spring.

But British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said last week that a hard Brexit and trade with the European Union on WTO terms "doesn't hold terrors for me". "The parties shall, in full mutual respect and good faith, assist each other in carrying out tasks which flow from this agreement".

The European Commission is expecting to hear from the United States in the coming days how the European Union can avoid US import tariffs on steel and aluminum, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday.

"While we appreciate the commission's intentions to improve the marketing passports, its proposed amendments preventing fund managers from sharing draft marketing materials with investors would impede their ability to negotiate a deal", Invest Europe CEO Michael Collins said.

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Last summer, during an extended trip to Ireland, I, on a whim, rented a auto and undertook a drive along much of the Irish border.

The other four industries to see the biggest hit from a no deal Brexit, Oliver Wyman says, would be cars, agriculture and food and drink, consumer goods, and chemicals and plastics.

I want the broadest and deepest possible agreement-covering more sectors and co-operating more fully than any Free Trade Agreement anywhere in the world today.

The Prime Minister also acknowledges that regulatory alignment between the United Kingdom and the European Union, across multiple industries, will be needed to enable market access in the future, so that-for example-the United Kingdom will remain "in step" with the EU's regulations on state aid and competition (anti-trust).

Mr Juncker today said the draft proposals should not come as a surprise or shock, suggesting it "translates faithfully" the agreement reached between British and European officials late a year ago to avoid a hard border.

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Undoubtedly, May meant that the use of a so-called "trusted trader scheme" meant freight could cross between the two countries without there being any sort of customs union.

Mike Cherry, national chairman of the Federation of Small Businesses, said discussions over future trade deals were "clearly important" but the priority for firms now was getting clarity about the immediate future with the European Union after Brexit day.

The Irish are all for evasiveness and fudge, as befits the psychology of a post-colonial society I suppose, but the Republic of Ireland's government can not budge on the issue as, for the Irish, EU membership means precisely the opposite to Britain.

No industry in the Brexit process has a more direct link to citizens than aviation, which carries 1 billion travelers a year within the EU. If this eliminated tariffs it would solve one problem in relation to the Border.

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