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Sector-by-sector: the trade costs of "no deal" Brexit

Read how failure to reach a Brexit deal could result in costly barriers to trade

Brexit briefing, October 2017

Securing a comprehensive new economic relationship between the UK and the EU matters for the whole economy. Without this new relationship, and a transitional arrangement that provides certainty until this new relationship is in force, businesses in every sector will face a serious economic cliff-edge. 

The CBI has analysed two types of barriers that UK companies would face if negotiators fail to secure to a deal: tariffs on goods trade, and non-tariff barriers which make trade in both goods and services more complicated and costly. Without a deal, businesses will face both tariff and non-tariff barriers – and some industries will face greater challenges than others.

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