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Brexit begins to bite as range of firms warn of trade issues

Issues with food items, parcel delays and extra costs flagged by businesses

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Freight trucks at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford. PA

Freight trucks at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford. PA

Freight trucks at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford. PA

Irish companies are bracing themselves for delays in deliveries, product shortages and increased costs as Brexit-related trade issues begin to emerge.

A steep fall in freight volumes in recent weeks - as well as a move by Revenue to temporarily waive some red-tape requirements - meant that problems with the new Brexit customs regime had not led to wide scale traffic disruption at ports last week.


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