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Almost Half of U.K. Exporters Say Sales Dropped After Brexit

  • British Chambers of Commerce says situation is worsening
  • Government has said border friction is ‘teething problems’
Port of Dover Ltd. As Post-Brexit Border Inspections Delayed
Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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U.K. exporters reported lower sales in the first quarter after Covid-19 and the completion of Brexit added to shipping delays, higher transport costs and more extensive paperwork.