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Archive: where does Brexit leave the Commonwealth?

Daniel Greenberg

04 Mar 2019

Timeline outlining all of the previous updates as they unfolded on Brexit, and how it will impact the Commonwealth.

Reviewed as of 3 June 2019:

The Commonwealth has no legal or constitutional relationship with the EU. Brexit therefore has no formal impact on the Commonwealth.

Depending on the nature of the trade relationship between the EU and the UK after Brexit, however, there may be opportunities for enhanced trading relationships between Commonwealth countries and the UK.

Update as of 28 November 2018: 

The Commonwealth has no legal or constitutional relationship with the EU. Brexit therefore has no formal impact on the Commonwealth.

Depending on the nature of the trade relationship between the EU and the UK after Brexit, however, there may be opportunities for enhanced trading relationships between Commonwealth countries and the UK.

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