Brexit had no major impact on UK–EU trade
IEA research featured in The Daily Mail, The Sun, Lancashire Times, MSN, and Yahoo!
IEA research featured in The Daily Telegraph
The article read:
“While the Covid pandemic, rising energy prices and so-called rules of origin tariffs had influenced some trading patterns, there was no evidence of overall negative effects attributable to Brexit.
“A false narrative that Brexit has harmed UK trade is now firmly entrenched in the British public psyche, but this just isn’t true. The vast majority of UK and EU trade is conducted by multinational companies who manage to sell goods all over the world without baulking at the paperwork”.
Read the full article here (print, pg. 2).
You can read a full copy of Has Brexit Really Harmed UK Trade? Countering the Office for Budget Responsibility’s claims, here.