Freeports should be more than just customs, says BPA

The British Ports Association (BPA) has welcomed a study published by the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) think tank on future post Brexit trade but calls for more vision on the future of freeports. It says that many of the customs advantages of freeports can already be achieved with routine permissions and calls instead for ports to be granted special planning and development status to stimulate economic activity. BPA chief executive ... [+]

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