Trade: Letter on EU-UK short term assignments

Published: 18 March 2021

Policies & Issues: Trade

On 24 December 2020, the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement was concluded. In this context, Orgalim stresses that it is very important for the personnel of suppliers to be able to perform short-term work assignments in the UK without a visa. The provision of services (installation, maintenance and repair) by manufacturers, suppliers and sub-contractors is an important part of our trade with the UK. The same applies to intra-corporate postings. Orgalim requests that these problems should be addressed through bilateral negotiations aimed at clarifying additional commitments on short term assignments.

To read the letter in full, please download the document above.

Authors

Selandari
Silvia Selandari
Senior Adviser - Trade and Legal

Related Position Papers

Trade: Orgalim priorities for future EU-US trade relations [28 September 2021]

Trade: Joint business statement - EU-Mercosur association agreement [28 June 2021]

Trade: Orgalim comments on the upcoming European instrument to deter and counteract coercive actions by third non-EU countries [25 May 2021]

Trade: Letter on the safeguard measures against imports of certain steel products [12 April 2021]

Trade: Orgalim Position Paper on the World Trade Organisation (WTO) [6 April 2021]

Trade: Letter on EU-UK short term assignments [18 March 2021]

Trade: European steel users call on Commission to terminate safeguard measures on 30 June 2021 [26 February 2021]

Trade: Orgalim welcomes the European Commission’s trade policy review [18 February 2021]

Trade: Orgalim comments on the Commission White Paper on foreign subsidies in the Internal Market [9 November 2020]