The UK and the global economy after Brexit 27/04/2022
Brexit has reduced UK trade openness, foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, and immigration growth. New border frictions and higher transport costs pose new barriers to trade, and FDI inflows are unlikely to return to levels reached in the 1990s and 2000s.
'Appalling that the Government has deliberately avoided parliamentary scrutiny of its terrible trade deal with Australia.' - RSPCA 19/07/2022
Appalling that the Government has deliberately avoided parliamentary scrutiny of its terrible trade deal with Australia. The UK Government vowed to be a global leader for animals but now farm welfare standards are likely to be sacrificed for this quick trade agreement.
TJ Coles reviews the ways in which leaving the EU has made Britain poorer.
Adam Posen shows how Brexit has curtailed UK trade, FDI inflows, & immigration growth in a series of charts 27/04/2022
@AdamPosen shows how Brexit has curtailed UK trade, FDI inflows, & immigration growth in a series of charts presented at @UKandEU's The Economics of Brexit conference 2022. #PIIECharts
Figures show Brexit compounding Covid disruption, with clothing exports plunging 60%, vegetables down 40% and cars 25%.
Trading the orchard for an apple 03/03/2021
So far, in the first two months of Brexit, the following industries have indicated that they have been harmed: Aerospace; Airlines; Architecture; Art and Antiques; Beer; Bees; Cattle and horse breeding; Charities; Cheese; Chemicals; Cars; Classic Cars; Construction; Cosmetics and Perfume; e-Commerce; Fabrics; Fashion; Ferry services; Film and TV production; Financial Services; ...
A decline in trade with the EU was expected following the coming into force of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the UK and the EU on the 1st of January. Nevertheless, when the UK January trade figures were released in early March, almost unanimously commentators were surprised by the extent of the decline.
UK Meat Industry: Brexit Impact Report 25/03/2021
The UK meat industry employs around 97,000 people and is worth an estimated £8.2 billion a year to the UK, including about £1.6 billion in exports. / This report examines the impact of the first three months of trading with the EU as a third country.
Producers in Great Britain could once sell meat to EU customers as easily as they could at home. Since Brexit, exporters face a process of up to 26 steps, with every shipment logged in multiple databases and certified by reams of red tape. Here are all the hoops exporters must jump through
The volume of goods being ferried across the Irish Sea between Britain and Ireland has collapsed since the UK left the EU.
Find here explanatory factsheets and infographics.
As EU and US negotiations continue, how many deals have been made and what proportion of UK trade do they cover?
Negotiating the path to the future EU-UK relationship - American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) infographic
'American companies in Europe support a deep and comprehensive economic partnership between the EU and the UK'
The European Parliament shrank by 6% as a result of Brexit. The U.K.’s departure from the European Union over the weekend led to a reallocation of 27 of the country’s 73 seats in the EU assembly among 14 member nations. The remaining 46 British seats were placed in a reserve for nations aspiring to join the EU.
Since the Treaty of Rome was signed on March 25, 1957, peace and prosperity is arguably the EU's most notable achievement and greatest legacy. This is something many Remain voters have consistently pointed out since the U.K. decided to leave the EU but how valid is that claim?
Brexit Vulnerability Index: Map Visualising vulnerability to Brexit in different areas [of Scotland]
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.
An over of the EU's ongoing trade negotiations with various countries and trade blocs. (Updated May 2019.)