Anthony Hilton: Disaster lurks in May’s empty bluff on trade

You can understand why the British Chambers of Commerce is desperately worried. For the past 70 or so years, since the end of the Second World War, the world has sought to increase levels of trade and make it easier. A unique aspect of the forthcoming Brexit negotiations is that it is aimed at doing the opposite. These will be the first trade talks in three generations where even the best possible outcome for either side will be worse than what exists currently. From http://ift.tt/2lxirL2

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