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Supply Chain

Tracking Brexit

By Maev Martin
Tracking Brexit

More than two months on from the end of the Brexit transition period, some in the retail sector are still facing difficulties as a result of supply disruptions. Simon MacAllister, Brexit lead, EY Ireland, looks at the continuing impact on trade and logistics on both sides of the border.

These difficulties have come as something of a surprise to those who thought “zero tariff, zero quota” meant “no additional costs”.

The various highly publicised incidents involving Percy Pig confectionery, Spanish corn flakes and ham sandwiches can be categorised as either overlooked, wilfully ignored or unintended consequences.


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