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    Doctor North’s early appraisal (https://www.turbulenttimes.co.uk/) does not look too promising.
    Brexiteer vlogger, Jeff Taylor (https://youtu.be/UrZp3zx0pUU) appears to be very near the mark!
    The early conclusions drawn by these two experts follow my own; that the agreement is a chimera.

    According to Greek mythology, the Chimera was a monstrous fire-breathing hybrid creature of Lycia in Asia Minor, depicted as a lion, with the head of a goat protruding from its back, and a tail that ended with a snake’s head. It was one of the offspring of Typhon and Echidna and a sibling of such monsters as Cerberus and the Lernaean Hydra. Nowadays “chimera” has been used to describe anything composed of very disparate parts, or perceived as wildly imaginative, implausible, or dazzling.
    I therefore restate my opinion that this (https://ec.europa.eu~PDF) is a chimera in both the figurative and literal sense!
    Doctor North’s early analysis would appear to present British exporters with a quandary which would appear to have one type of solution. In order to facilitate their exports into the EEA (the EU and Norway) the exporters would have to set up another entity bases in an EU state that would import the exporters goods in order to resell them within the EEA. They way such an arrangement would work is as follows:

    The new entity would purchase the goods from the UK exporter completing the necessary paperwork and assuming all necessary liabilities. It would then sell the said goods to the EEA customer.

    So what? We hear some of you ask!

    Dear Reader, this appears not to be taking back control! But handing over control lock, stock and barrel to the EU!

    The reason why British exporters would have to undertake this procedure would be to ensure that their customers would wish to buy their goods as they (their customers) would NOT want to assume the additional liabilities the new agreement entails! Basically in an organically grown, “fair trade”, sustainably produced nutshell the British exporters have (if they want to sell their goods into the EEA) to place themselves under EU control and NOT UK control!

    For small exporters who cannot afford to set up such and organisation there will be a solution. Many small shops are part of collective organisations enabling them to benefit from the economies of scale enjoyed by the supermarkets. They will have to form such collective ventures in order to continue their exports.

    It seems – at this early stage therefore that this ladyhas succeeded in her objective: Keeping control!
    It appears that we should describe the UK’s new and ongoing relationship with the EU as Tixerb!

    • Methinks the services provided by “Freight Forwarding Agents” have been overlooked here. Such service providers have been in operation for many decades to those exporting to the Free World outside the EU. It works fine in those circumstances so I see no reason that those services would not be appropriate for SMEs wishing to export to the EU. feel free to correct me if I’m wrong !!

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