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British Ports looking for cross border trade solutions as the UK and EU pass first big hurdle in the Brexit negotiations

Welcoming the Brexit agreement between the UK and EU, the British Ports Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne, called for focus on overcoming border disruption and the introduction of non-tariff barriers as conditions of any free trade negotiations.

British Ports Chief Executive calls for new freight strategy alongside Government Industrial Strategy

Welcoming the publication of the Government’s Industrial Strategy White Paper today, the British Ports Association’s Chief Executive, Richard Ballantyne called for a long overdue freight strategy to aid industrial growth. Mr Ballantyne also suggested that ports should be prioritised in the White Paper, with greater focus on transport connectivity and planning to stimulate national and regional development.