UK companies have operated in a zero tariff environment, with minimum non-tariff barriers and low costs of time delays, transport and facilitated movement across EU borders, in a uniform and single regulatory environment.

Moving out of this arrangement will incur significant costs for manufacturing businesses in the form of proving the UK origin of products, levying of tariffs, documentation and customs checks – all potentially numerous times in each production and sale process where there are complex cross border supply chains.

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