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One in Four Small U.K. Exporters Halt EU Sales Amid Brexit Costs

March 28, 2021, 11:01 PM

One in four small U.K. exporters have halted sales to the European Union because of red tape caused by Brexit, according to a survey published Monday.

The polling by the Federation of Small Businesses will add to concern that leaving the EU is further damaging the pandemic-hit economy by reducing trade and increasing costs. Official figures show exports and imports fell sharply after Britain completed its withdrawal from the bloc on Dec. 31.

“Three months on from the end of the transition period, what we hoped would prove to be teething problems are in danger of becoming permanent, systemic ones,”...

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