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Ahead of Brexit, Britain ponders the power of small regions in global trade deals

Business Line considers how Wallonia's blocking of the CETA agreement with Canada could give London pause for thought on its Brexit negotiations.

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Ahead of Brexit, Britain ponders the power of small regions in global trade deals

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Belgium’s southern region of Wallonia has been dominating the news as it upset the EU’s plans for a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Canada.

As we see in this edition of Business Line, it shows how a tiny area can have a lot of clout – which will be important in the negotiations on the post Brexit links between the United Kingdom and the European Union.