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Old 16.11.2018, 20:09
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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By the time the factory is up & running China will have overtaken the EU & the UK won't figure in the EU no's. EU growth rates are very poor v China if you had not noticed.
It does not matter what the rate of growth in the EU or anywhere else for that matter, UK industry have failed dismally to take advantage of what was on offer to date. They have had exactly the same access to the EU trade deals etc as all the other states and yet are the only major EU economy not to produce a positive balance of trade in over 20 years! The idea that some how the EU trading block is holding UK back, while at the same time not hinder the other members from delivering positive balances of trade year on year does not ring true.

The EU has been a handy excuse for British industry to explain away their inability to compete on the world stage... but that excuse is rapidly disappearing. What will replace it? The British worker most likely because he is too expensive most likely....
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