Open Europe - Securing free trade with EU after Brexit likely in goods sectors but far harder for services
Based on interviews with businesses, trade associations and additional research, Open Europe recently published a report assessing how withdrawal from the EU would impact eight of the UK’s key exporting industries, in both the goods and services sectors.
This is the first in a series of studies, culminating in Open Europe’s new and comprehensive report on the implications, challenges & opportunities presented by Brexit.
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