Ireland is struggling to lure Japanese multinationals from their base in Britain, 29 months after the country voted for its messy divorce from the European Union.
The European Union wants Britain to stick to the bloc’s rules on state aid, environment and workers’ rights after Brexit, told Reuters.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May told him she would make new proposals on the post-Brexit Irish border.
Ireland would “absolutely” support Britain if it asked for an extension to the Article 50 timetable for leaving the European Union, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said today.
Irish firms will face numerous challenges even under the softest of Brexit deals, the director of public policy and taxation at Chartered Accountants Ireland has warned.