BPA Director comments on CPS “Free ports opportunity" report

BPA Director comments on CPS “Free ports opportunity” report.

Commenting on the Centre for Policy Studies’ report outlining the benefits and opportunities of a “free port” and free trade zones system for post Brexit Britain, the British Ports Association Director Richard Ballantyne said…

“This is an interesting concept which we will explore with our members.The Brexit vote has prompted a number of discussions to do with trade and customs policy and any options which improve the potential flow of goods and passengers at our ports is worth exploring. 

A “Free port” system could be more beneficial for some ports and it is important to ensure any proposals properly reflect the diversity of the UK ports industry”

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