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Brexit sees €455m slump in imports from Britain 

CSO data shows biggest fall is in chemicals, food and live animals

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There have been tens of thousands of inspections at the likes of Dublin and Rosslare Ports on goods coming into Ireland. Photo: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

There have been tens of thousands of inspections at the likes of Dublin and Rosslare Ports on goods coming into Ireland. Photo: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

There have been tens of thousands of inspections at the likes of Dublin and Rosslare Ports on goods coming into Ireland. Photo: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

IRELAND'S imports of goods from Britain slumped in May as the realities of Brexit hit the flow of goods between the two jurisdictions.

The latest trade data published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) yesterday shows that imports from Britain tumbled by €455m, or 31pc, to €992m in March this year compared to March 2020.


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