That relationship is crucial to determining the country's future economic health, and clarity on it is needed to put business at ease.
Barnier, a former French cabinet minister who was flanked at the table by his German deputy Sabine Weyand and French strategy chief Stephanie Riso, has urged the British to give more detail on what they want, more than a year after they voted for Brexit.
Envoys will negotiate in Brussels through last Thursday.
These talks focus on Britain's arrangements to leave the EU.
Mr Davis returns to Brussels this morning for round two. "Decisions are already being made", she said.
The talks are taking place against a backdrop of increasingly bitter and public feuding among United Kingdom ministers over the Government's Brexit strategy.
Mr Hammond said he did not know who had been briefing against him, although the Chancellor is widely believed to be at odds with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.
At a separate meeting of foreign ministers, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson insisted that a recent offer by Prime Minister Theresa May for European Union citizens in Britain is "a very fair, serious offer". We don't need an interim leader, we don't need an alternative leader. "We're not going to be talking a couple of months, we are going to be talking a couple of years".
Speaking on BBC TV's Sunday Politics show, Fox sought to downplay differences with Hammond. After opening the talks with Barnier Monday, Davis returned to London and is due back in Brussels Thursday for a press conference with the European Union negotiator.
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His wife was later released but Turkish authorities charged him with "membership in an armed terrorist organization". None of that mattered during the three-and-a-half months she was in jail.
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The infighting goes further than Brexit. Johnson is among ministers who've suggested the Treasury's cap on public-sector pay should be eased.
Mr Hammond has been hit by a series of press reports claiming he told the Cabinet that public sector workers were "overpaid", and that driving a train was now so easy "even" a woman could do it.
May is expected to advise her cabinet, in a meeting Monday, to try to reduce tensions within her government.
Defending the Government's plans, a spokeswoman for the Department for Exiting the European Union told The Guardian: "Our aim is to build a deep and special partnership with the European Union, as the EU's closest friend and neighbour". May has vowed to pull out of the single market and cut immigration to the "tens of thousands".
The two negotiators did not take questions, saying "they have to work" now.
The UK food system is "like the rabbit caught in the headlights, with no goals, no leadership and eviscerated key ministries", the academics wrote.
Former British civil service chief Gus O'Donnell said: "It appears that cabinet members haven't yet finished negotiating with each other, never mind the European Union". "This isn't correct. Believe me, we are embarking on a massive venture".