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Brexit: BDI-Task Force Positions

The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union will have far-reaching consequences for business. The purpose of the BDI Task Force Brexit is to identify the potential and acute risks associated with Brexit and to develop constructive approaches to solving them.

Brexit: a challenge for business

Market Access: Just one of many aspects of Brexit

German industry’s solutions for Brexit in the transportation sector

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Brexit: Withdrawal is the right step on the wrong path

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Without an extension of the transition period, only a basic agreement is possible, says BDI Director General Joachim Lang. A hard Brexit at the end of the year is not off the table.

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The political fog in London is clearing

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BDI Director General Joachim Lang comments in response to the election results in the UK. Our companies must now expect to leave by 31 January.  

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BDI on Brexit: “No free pass for postponement”

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Should the U.K. Government make a renewed application for an extension of the Article 50 deadline, it must be clear how the United Kingdom intends to find a route out of the looming no-deal disaster.

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Threats from London are harmful and will come back like a boomerang

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Reacting to the decision of the British Conservative Party to appoint Boris Johnson as party leader, BDI Director General Joachim Lang says that the economy urgently needs a UK government that makes feasible decisions.

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Anniversary of the Brexit referendum: “A hard Brexit is more likely than ever before”

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A tenacious uncertainty continues to plague the economy. Only damage control is at stake now, said Joachim Lang, Director General of the Federation of German Industries (BDI).

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Brexit: British politicians should not postpone decisions any longer

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Joachim Lang, Director General of the Federation of German Industries, demands: If the British government can’t find a majority in the lower house in March, then it is time to stop the Brexit process. This would be better than stumbling into an unregulated Brexit.

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