The Brexit squeeze on the Irish economy is only just starting

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The big changes so far have hit companies importing from Britain.

The big changes so far have hit companies importing from Britain.

The implementation of the key economic phase of Brexit – the UK’s departure from the single market and customs union at the start of this year – took second place in the headlines to the Covid-19 pandemic.

But the UK’s departure means far-reaching changes for the Irish economy. We are already seeing signs of how things may shake out and the really fundamental changes it means for many businesses, for consumers and for trade.

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