Theresa May has vowed to maintain the frictionless transport of goods between the UK and EU after Brexit—although language has changed recently to ‘as frictionless as possible’. However, Michel Barnier, the EU’s Chief Negotiator, has suggested it is not possible to leave the Single Market and build a customs union to achieve frictionless trade. So how ‘frictionless’ can our trade get?
Oxera Partner, Andrew Meaney, writes on Brexit and UK ports in a report that has been covered by The Observer and many other newspapers. To read the full report and see links to press coverage, see here.