Corona virus could be spur for EU trade deal

Adam Johnson, director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, says that the corona virus outbreak might provide an extra spur to signing a free trade treaty between the EU and UK. The illness was already causing significant damage to economies worldwide and therefore made a no-deal outcome, with its consequent likely further reduction in trade, even less desirable for both parties. However, the outcome is still far from clear and indeed the scope ... [+]

Politicians ignore Brexit trade impact, says Tudor Freight boss – updated

The current political debate over Brexit has largely ignored the question of whether any free trade deal with the US would counter the damage caused by leaving the EU, says director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, Adam Johnson. The reality, he argues, is that “it wouldn’t come close to doing so”. ... [+]

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