The British Ports Association: “The UK is definitely leaving the EU’s Customs Union and Single Market which means major changes for cross border trade”

Barcelona, January 14, 2021.- Merchandise trade between the UK and the EU will change significantly from the next few months. Public Administrations and private carriers’ employers haven´t yet calculated the true impact of Brexit. But, without a doubt, carriers and supply chains with the UK will undergo a change in processes, taxes, routes, etc., the British Ports Association anticipates this in the following information that we have read in “Transport Distribution Europe”:

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Asia and the Pacific countries have made great efforts to maintain their ports operational while protecting transport and port workers

Barcelona, November 8, 2020.- The maritime transport of goods must recover the previous traffic and routes of the stoppage of world supply and demand during last spring. And to check if the current uncertainty translates into a new global confinement of consumers at home in the coming weeks until the arrival of an efficient vaccine in 2021. Meanwhile, we are advancing an analysis of what has happened in maritime transport in Asia and in the Pacific, carried out by various transnational organizations.

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