The increases would come from hefty tariffs on imports and the cost of increased border checks on food coming into the country.
If the UK keeps high standards it could ruin the chance of getting a trade deal with the US.
‘No time to lose’: Food importers tell Boris Johnson to act to prevent price hikes and shortages from hard Brexit 17/02/2020
Retailers reveal ‘mountain of paperwork’ they face – and tell prime minister to strike agreement with EU to minimise damage.
British consumers face higher prices and reduced availability of goods if the government fails to agree pragmatic solutions with the European Union on regulatory checks at ports in any post-Brexit deal, the retail industry’s lobby group warned on Monday.
EU goods will face import controls from Jan 1 2021 after transition period ends, Michael Gove warns 11/02/2020
GOODS coming to Britain from the EU will face import controls from January 1 next year, Michael Gove has warned.
De facto deputy PM says nearly all EU imports will be subject to checks from next year.
Tariffs: What Will a Cut Mean for You? 16/03/2019
The inclusion of cuts in the UK’s announcement of No-Deal Tariffs sent headline writers scrabbling up idiot mountain, each racing to beat the next and plant a flag at peak idiocy by claiming prices were going to plummet or skyrocket.
'I'm not opposed to tariff cuts, but this article ... Flatly misleading. Trade illiterate.' 07/02/2020
'I'm not opposed to tariff cuts, but this article which pretends tariffs are levied on the RETAIL price of a good and that consumers will see a 10% saving at the shops from a 10% tariff cut. / Flatly misleading. Trade illiterate.'
EU chief negotiator responds to PM’s claim that UK will now be free from Brussels regulations.
Belgian region of Wallonia vows to block another EU trade deal, in unsubtle Brexit foreshadowing 23/01/2020
EU-Mercosur deal in trouble, following Wallonia’s previous rejection of EU-Canada deal.
Single Market access essential to protect North East economy after Brexit - North East Local Enterprise Partnership 04/06/2018
The UK must ensure that it retains access to the Single Market, has an open trading regime and maintains a stable regulatory framework with the European Union to minimise the impact of Brexit on the North East economy. This is the key conclusion of ‘Leaving the European Union’, a report by a powerful regional economic group says today.
Any tariff increases would 'decimate' Ireland's food and drink imports to the UK - Brexit committee report 17/12/2019
How has the Leave vote affected the UK economy, ask Swati Dhingra and Thomas Sampson (LSE) in this second of two blogs based on the CEP Election Analysis briefing on Brexit.
‘Singapore on steroids’: Sir Martin Sorrell lays out low-tax, low-regulation vision for Brexit Britain 13/11/2019
Britain should become a “Singapore on steroids” economy with low taxes, low regulation and a renewed focus on trade with America after Brexit, according to Sir Martin Sorrell.
No deal Brexit: Losing control to the WTO 11/10/2019
No deal Brexit is not the end. It’s only the beginning. To the no-deal Brexiters who say, ‘I just want to leave” or “leave means leave”: you do realise that we will be trying to get a new deals the minute we leave, don’t you?
Europe Letter: Pro-light touch UK ignored undervaluation of Chinese imports
UK farmers 'betrayed' by government's Brexit tariff plans that risk flooding UK with lower-quality imported food 08/10/2019
British goods face tariffs of up to 60 per cent while many imports won't be charged any under latest Tory plans.
No-Deal Brexit Tariffs Will 'Destroy' British Firms And 'Betray' Farmers, Say Industry Leaders 08/10/2019
Labour says the government "fiddling while Rome burns" as business groups complain they were ignored.
Hopes for a last minute deal between Britain and the EU are fading and both sides are now preparing for the consequences of an unregulated Brexit, including higher customs duties, long delays and greater uncertainties.
Britain imports radioactive isotopes to detect and cure cancer. Border chaos at Dover would make them useless in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The UK government is reviewing plans to remove tariffs on a wide range of imports post-Brexit, following warnings that it would undermine the country's oil refining industry.
No-deal plan threatens UK fuel plants 20/08/2019
The future of the UK's fuel refineries could be threatened by a no-deal Brexit, according to an internal local authority document seen by the BBC.
Lidl sent suppliers a letter demanding confirmation that they will pay any new tariffs on cross-border trade.
UK reliance on EU food imports is a major risk if the country crashes out of the union. / Walk into any British supermarket and you will be surrounded by European products, from Italian cheeses to French wines. Around 30% of all food consumed in the UK is imported from the EU, but for some foods, such as spinach and olives, the EU is practically the UK’s sole supplier.