Scotland exports under serious threat post-Brexit

Some 65% of Scottish companies believe leaving the EU will have a negative impact

LAST UPDATED: 3 Aug, 2016 @ 16:52
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scotland whiskeySCOTLAND’S €14 billion euros worth of exports to the EU are under threat following Brexit.

A new report by Holyrood researchers has revealed that its manufacturing, food and drink and financial services could be dealt a devastating blow if the country is forced to leave the Single Market.

The report said: “According to the figures for 2009-2013, Scotland had the highest share of its business economy accounted for by European companies of any UK country or region, with nearly one in every six pounds in the Scottish business economy generated by companies based in the rest of Europe.”

Some 65% of Scottish companies believe leaving the EU will have a negative impact on their business.





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  1. This is nothing more than pure lying propaganda. The spirit of choice in both France and Spain is – whisky, malt whisky, nothing is going to change that. If the ugly drunken spiv, Junker does’nt shut up a complete embargo on all mainland EU exports to the UK will have him thrown out of office.

  2. I don’t believe that those who voted to leave had the remotest idea of how complicated & difficult it would be to negotiate a trade deal with the EU. It’s an almost impossible task bearing in mind that if a deal is worth much, it’ll not be a sign that the un-elected in office want other EU countries to see.

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