But he said staying in the single market would require Britain to accept European Union workers' freedom of movement.
Monday's talks however are likely to focus on the practical details of timings for the coming months, with the big, divisive issues left aside for now, officials said.
A spokesman for the Department for Exiting the European Union said: "We believe that the withdrawal process can not be concluded without the future relationship also being taken into account".
Merkel said Monday: "I think it is premature to speculate on the first day of the negotiations how they will end".
In the economic field, May is in favor of giving certainty and guarantees to companies on both sides in the United Kingdom and the European Union, as it considers that they would benefit from a period of implementation that allows a smooth and orderly adjustment to the new provisions.
Dr Fox said: "Our valuable talks underlined the shared interest in forging a closer trade and economic relationship including making progress on policy co-ordination, regulatory issues and expanding trade and investment between our economies".
Today marks the beginning of talks between the United Kingdom government and the European Union negotiating team on Brexit, with signs that both sides are willing to compromise.
She said, "We will build the broadest possible consensus for our Brexit plans, and that means giving Parliament the maximum amount of time to scrutinise these bills by holding a two-year session of Parliament". No deal would be "very, very bad" for Britain, Hammond said, but worse would be a deal "deliberately structured to punish us, to suck the lifeblood out of our economy".
When interviewed in Luxembourg last week he twice failed to confirm that Britain would leave the single market.
Davis, a prominent tough-talking figure in the "Leave" campaign, sounded a positive note too, saying "there is more that unites us than divides us".
"We must first tackle the uncertainties caused by Brexit, first for citizens but also for the beneficiaries of European Union policies and for the impact on borders, in particular Ireland".
Confused? You should be, because it is far from clear what the consolidated view of the government is and we start negotiations today!
He went on to say it would be best if Britain did not leave the European Union at all, and while he admitted it did not seem likely "at the moment", he added: "But we want to keep the door open for the British".
The storm clouds began to gather in the immediate aftermath of the referendum, when investors quickly sent the pound to its lowest level in decades over fears that Britain would lose preferential access to Europe's vast markets.
Asked about a cross-party agreement, Mr Hammond also said: "We should always try to get a deal that commands the widest possible support".
"I look forward to beginning work on that new future today".
"Many people are afraid that what is presented as a very generous offer will not be seen as very generous, which could really contribute to a negative atmosphere", a European source said.
Gabriel said "it would naturally be best if Britain didn't leave at all".
The heads of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), manufacturing trade group the EEF, the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), and the Institute of Directors (IoD) have all signed an open letter to the government.
A parliamentary session usually runs for a year, from spring to spring. He added: "Brexit won't make anything better, but it will make a lot of things more hard".
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