Ireland - Brexit’s Frontline State
H.E. Eamon Hickey, Ambassador of Ireland
The Irish Central Bank warned that Ireland is the EU economy most likely to be affected by Brexit. Part of this is because Ireland was more reliant on UK export markets that any other EU country. The Bank’s Chief Economist said the overall impact of Brexit of the Irish economy is uncertain, and depends on the nature of any new trade agreement. In the event of a hard Brexit with no UK-EU trade agreement, its said GDP would fall by 3%. Today we look at the complex road for the country of under five million people.
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