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Barry White. Former Belfast Telegraph Journalist/Columnist.

Brexit: it’s about to get a whole lot worse

Barry White


Red tape on imports to NI is set to snowball from January 1, writes Barry White

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Supply issues: A customer searches for products in empty food cabinets in a supermarket. Credit: Tolga Akmen

Supply issues: A customer searches for products in empty food cabinets in a supermarket. Credit: Tolga Akmen

Supply issues: A customer searches for products in empty food cabinets in a supermarket. Credit: Tolga Akmen

If you thought you’d seen the worst of the Brexit upheavals to shopping and business, think again. Next year they are due to get worse, much worse.

I’ve just been talking to the owner of a small Ulster business who imports cheese from Britain and the EU, and if he has to obey the future regulations required for transporting animal-based products from a non-EU country like Britain, he’ll quit.


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