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Old 16.10.2016, 22:08
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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Shame that Ireland is being sucked into this financial black hole!
I think what this shows is that there are small firms on both sides of the border and probably on mainland UK who's export market is 100% CTA bases and stand to see 100% of their market wiped out by this decision. And of course for NI it is a double hit with it's dependence on EU subsidies. A hard exit will have a major impact and as usual it's the little people that will have to take the hit!

On the other hand Ireland has come a long way, when they joined the EU, UK exports represented 55% of their total exports, where as to day it is down to about 14% and it looks like Belgium will surpass the UK as it's primary export market in the coming months.
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