Thursday January 23, 2020

Drop in businesses seeking post-Brexit customs number

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

2nd June, 2019

Businesses have stopped registering for the customs number they will need to trade with Britain due to the six-month deferral of the Brexit date.

There was a sharp rise in the number of businesses applying to the Revenue for the economic operators registration and identification number, which they will need to avoid customs delays after Brexit.

But once the EU agreed to give Britain a six-month extension last April, there was an equally sharp fall...

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