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Will Brexit hurt the Kenyan flower trade?

Graham Watson

10th March 2019

Another Brexit story - but with a remarkable angle this time. This BBC piece looks at the potential impact of Brexit on the Kenyan flower trade, not a link that's immediately obvious.

However, the prospect of a no-deal Brexit could see Kenya go from getting unrestricted access to the UK market via an EU trade deal, to facing tariffs of 8.5-12% reducing their ability to export to the UK.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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