IRISH EXPORTERS LOOK TO CIRCUMNAVIGATE BREXIT TRADE TAXES

The prospect of significant hikes in taxes and administrative red tape on Irish exports and imports travelling through the UK to and from the rest of Europe once Britain leaves the European Union (EU), has prompted Irish exporters to seek more options for direct maritime trade. The UK currently provides a land-bridge for around 67% of Irish exports destined for continental European markets, according to the Irish Exporters Association (IEA). Unimpeded by tariffs or cumbersome customs arrangements, this route offers the shortest transit time between Ireland and ...


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