How a US-UK trade deal threatens our protection from hazardous chemicals

November 27, 2019

A central tenet of Brexit has long been the promise of free trade agreements for the UK outside the EU. Specifically, a US-UK trade deal is trumpeted as the single biggest economic benefit of Brexit, though the prospect alone has already sparked heated debate. It is clear that a US-UK trade deal is likely to reintroduce many of the controversial elements that arose during past trade negotiations between the EU and the US on the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Further, negotiations will likely take place amidst an aggressive approach to trade from the Trump administration, continued divisions across the UK parliament and will reflect the reality that the UK is in a weaker negotiating position than the EU due to its smaller size. One acute risk from the pursuit of a free trade deal with the US is the relaxation of the UK’s laws protecting us from hazardous chemicals.

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Konimpex was established in 1989 in Konin (Poland) and initiated its business activities with the former Soviet Union countries. Since that time the cooperation had been focused on trading raw materials and chemicals. Every year our company is expanding its portfolio together with launching new products and brands.

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