Analysis: Full extent of Brexit’s impact on business is becoming clear
The drop in activity recorded in new CSO figures, including a 65 per cent hit to imports, is substantial and sobering
The first figures showing how Brexit is impacting on trade with Britain are in – and they’re not pretty.
Anyone doing business with our nearest neighbour was expecting the January numbers from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) to show a substantial drop in activity, but the extent of the impact will shock many.
Imports have taken the worst hit, dropping by an astonishing €906 million, or 65 per cent, to just €497 million...
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