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Brexit: trade tariffs if there is no deal

Published Wednesday, October 9, 2019

The UK will need its own tariffs if it leaves the EU without a deal. This note explains the background.

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If there is a no deal Brexit, the UK will have to implement its own set of tariffs. This short note explains what tariffs are, how they work in the EU, what the Government has announced and the role the House of Commons will play in scrutinising them.

Commons Briefing papers CBP-8518

Author: Dominic Webb

Topic: International trade

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