Government to slash tariffs to zero in case of no-deal Brexit

Tariffs on 87% of UK imports cut to zero to avoid £9bn shock to consumers and business

Tariffs will be slashed to zero on 87% of imports to the UK as part of a temporary no-deal plan to prevent a £9bn price shock to business and consumers, the government has announced.

But tariffs will apply to certain goods including beef, lamb, pork, poultry and some dairy products to “support farmers and producers who have historically been protected through high EU tariffs”.

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from World news | The Guardian