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Brexit Is Nine Days Away for Exporters Sending Ships to Asia

  • Feb. 15 is cutoff for ships sailing to Asia before Brexit
  • EEF’s Phipson seeks clarity on a no deal Brexit from ministers
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Brexit Pressure Weighs on British Manufacturers

British exporters risk their goods sitting in quarantine and not being paid for unless a Brexit deal can be found by the end of next week.

Prime Minister Theresa May is spending Thursday in Brussels, seeking concessions to her Brexit deal that can win the support of both the EU and the U.K. parliament. Unless she resolves that conundrum, Britain is on course to tumble out of the bloc on March 29, losing the benefits of EU membership, including beneficial trade terms with countries on the other side of the globe.