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  • the numbers are coming in on post Brexit trade in Europe and they don't make pleasant reading for either side.

  • Germany said Tuesday that its exports to the UK fell 30% on the year in January.

  • The country's statistics office blamed the fall on Brexit effects, though it said the global health crisis hadn't helped either.

  • The related economic slump means the UK economy is smaller than it was a year ago.

  • The International Monetary Fund says it and other European economies won't return to pre crisis levels until next year.

  • Brexit raised barriers to trade, but the flow of goods was slowing even before Britain finally left the use orbit overall of 2020 German exports to the UK fell 15.5%.

  • That was the biggest year on year drop since the global financial crisis over a decade ago.

  • Trade going the other way also took a hit.

the numbers are coming in on post Brexit trade in Europe and they don't make pleasant reading for either side.

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German exports to UK slump after Brexit

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/02
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