World Trade Organisation says Brexit deals CAN'T happen unless 163 COUNTRIES agree

World Trade Organisation says Brexit deals CAN'T happen unless 163 COUNTRIES agree
 

Bureaucrat Maika Oshikawa, who is in charge of negotiations over new countries joining the WTO, warned: "Anything in WTO is total consensus."
She said Brexit is "a unique case and unprecedented" and added: "I think diplomacy is an important tool in how to approach this."
If any country disagrees with Britain's trade proposals it can refer it to a WTO panel which will decide whether or not they are legal.
The UK is part of the organisation under the EU and will not have to re-apply for membership. But it will now be able to negotiate tariffs on imports and the... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 45
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