Eurochambres President Demands Repositioning of EU

PeopleExecutives ♦ Published: January 11, 2021; 12:40 ♦ (Vindobona)

After the post-Brexit trade deal between the EU and the United Kingdom has finally been set up, Eurochambres President Christoph Leitl demands repositioning of the European Union and does not only see negative impacts of the UK leaving the single market and the customs union.

Eurochambres President Christoph Leitl wants the EU to not grieve about the loss of the United Kingdom but to change for the better. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Franz Johann Morgenbesser from Vienna, Austria / CC BY-SA 2.0 (

The Brexit deal between the EU and the UK is a "pragmatic solution" for the former president of Austria's Federal Chamber of Commerce (WKO) and current Eurochambres head Christoph Leitl.

"It is up to the economy to make the best of it," Leitl told the radio channel Ö1. …