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Traders’ woes mount in post-Brexit world

British Chambers of Commerce director of trade facilitation, Liam Smyth, says his members have suiffered additional costs in terms of both time and money, and many businesses had turned away from international trade as a result. He told witnesses at a House of Commons International Trade Committee enquiry on 11 February that many firms – on both sides of the Channel - were reconsidering where they sourced material and components from. Fergus ... [+]

Retail trade calls for enquiry into port chaos

The British Retail Consortium and the Food and Drink Federation are calling for an urgent parliamentary enquiry into the delays that have hit UK deepsea ports in the last few months. In a letter to chair of the Commons Transport Select Committee, Lilian Greenwood MP, and chair of the Commons International ... [+]

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