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£58bn: the cost of WTO trade barriers after Brexit

Brexit could cost UK companies £27 billion in “red tape” – the direct cost of new WTO tariffs and non-tariff barriers, according to a study from management consultants Oliver Wyman and law firm Clifford Chance.

Roundtable: Braving Brexit

Industry leaders discussed the challenges facing retail, logistics and supply chain as the UK moves towards an exit from the European Union at our roundtable sponsored by DP World.

Brexit: time to step up the pressure on border controls

Negotiations on Brexit are starting in earnest this week with the focus on transition arrangements. While much of the discussion in the run-up to the talks has been on the prospect for “frictionless trade”, the friction between the two sides has been all too obvious.

Theresa May sets out vision for ‘frictionless’ trade

Prime minister Theresa May set out her vision for the movement of goods post-Brexit in a speech at the Mansion House in London on Friday (2nd March), re-iterating her desire that UK-EU border trade should be as frictionless as possible.

‘Trade wars are good’ says Trump

US president Donald Trump has described trade wars as “good” in the dispute over US plans to impose additional import duties on steel and aluminium.

Calais blockade highlights threat to UK trade

The Calais fishermen’s blockade has highlighted the impact on the UK’s trading relationships from disruptions of cross-Channel traffic after Brexit, the Freight Transport Association has warned.