UK and EU formally inform WTO of post-Brexit tariff quota plan

UK and EU formally inform WTO of post-Brexit tariff quota plan

London and Brussels press ahead with proposal already rejected by US and other World Trade Organisation members. Britain and the EU have formally informed members of the World Trade Organisation how they plan to split up the EU’s tariff quotas and farm subsidies after Brexit in a plan already rejected by the White House. In a joint letter, the two parties, who are involved in intense negotiations over Britain’s departure from the EU, said they had come to an agreement on a key aspect of trading relationships with the rest…

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Brussels Airlines registers almost 9% increase in passengers in September

Brussels Airlines registers almost 9% increase in passengers in September

Brussels Airlines saw the number of its passengers increase by 8.9% in September compared to the same month of last year, the carrier disclosed on Wednesday. Some 886,617 people chose the airline last month, representing an occupancy rate of 82.5, a first for a month of September. The number of flightswent up slightly (+0.8%) in one year, but the company has welcomed the “even faster increase” in passenger traffic. “September is traditionally a peak month in terms of the number of passengers transported,” an airline official noted. “On one hand,…

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