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British business need have little to fear from EU tariff barriers

9 January 2017

A new Civitas study demonstrates how UK exporters could be compensated if Britain leaves the EU without having agreed a free trade deal with its remaining members An £8.8 billion package of support, built around R&D credits, support for disadvantaged regions and reducing electricity costs would be WTO-compliant and offset tariff costs Such a scheme would form the bedrock of a post-Brexit industrial strategy and be funded entirely from tariffs…

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