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What do new UK trade data reveal about the impact of lockdown and Brexit?
Thomas Sampson
March 2021
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Tags: brexit; covid-19; trade;

Thomas Sampson writes that lockdown probably contributed to the fall in UK exports and imports reported in the January 2021 trade data. But the bigger declines in trade with the European Union than with other countries are likely to reflect the impact of higher trade barriers due to Brexit.