In London's Borough Market, importing is a "roller coaster" after Brexit

Jun 14, 2021
Britain's departure from the EU created a new trade regime for British businesses. A honey seller describes her importing experience.
Beekeepers harvesting honey. "We pay tariffs to Italy, to let our products out of Italy," says Samantha Wallace. "And then we pay a tariff to the U.K., which is quite ironic, as a U.K. business."
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Brexit border controls disrupt Northern Ireland business, provoke pro-British backlash

Mar 29, 2021
Post-Brexit trade friction makes some citizens in the province feel like foreigners in their own country.
The Northern Ireland Protocol was meant to effectively keep the province in the EU but has led to unintended consequences.
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Brexit trade frictions with the EU rile UK exporters

Mar 18, 2021
Fishermen, farmers and musicians in Britain complain about the new post-Brexit barriers to doing business with the EU.
U.K. fishermen, among others, have suffered large losses because of barriers to trade with the EU.
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British "booze cruise" to France dialed back under new trade rules

Feb 16, 2021
The pandemic has limited travel in Europe. But once it starts up again, Britons will face lower limits on how much wine, beer and spirits they can purchase in France without paying taxes.
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London loses crown as Europe's stock-trading hub

Feb 11, 2021
Trading volumes in January rose fourfold in Amsterdam, pushing the city past London.
An early-morning view of London's financial district, known as the City. The district has lost jobs since the Brexit vote, and European financial centers are eager to profit from regulatory changes.
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Is London’s financial center doomed to decline after Brexit?

Jan 27, 2021
The City has lost its unfettered access to the European market, and Britain’s former EU partners see opportunity.
An early-morning view of London's financial district, known as the City. The district has lost jobs since the Brexit vote, and European financial centers are eager to profit from regulatory changes.
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How some British businesses view Brexit now that it's done

Jan 13, 2021
So how does Brexit look today, in the cold light of 2021? Marketplace checked back with three U.K. business owners
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is welcomed by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen at the EU headquarters in Brussels on Dec. 9, 2020.
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Positive early reaction to historic post-Brexit trade deal

European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen called the deal fair and balanced.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.
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London honey seller faces Brexit and the pandemic

Dec 8, 2020
Samantha Wallace, who runs From Field and Flower in London, has spent the last few years preparing for Brexit. Now, the pandemic has hamstrung her efforts to prepare.
From Field and Flower's honey products.
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