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Special status for a special trading relationship

More than €1.2bn in goods and services is traded between Britain and Ireland every week and that relationship will continue post-Brexit, albeit with complications, according to the Irish Exporters Association

30th April, 2017
Simon McKeever, chief executive, Irish Exporters Association

There’s no doubt that Ireland and Britain have a special trading relationship. We are the only country to share a border with the soon to be ex-EU state and currently we export more to the British market than to any other.

More than €1.2 billion of goods and services are traded between us every week and many Irish companies have built their business around that trading relationship, and view its continuation as vital...

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