Concerns are emerging about the British government’s plans to reintroduce free trade zones (FTZs) if the UK leaves the European Union (EU) without a deal.

A ‘no-deal Brexit’ would leave the UK with the task of negotiating a raft of new customs agreements and FTZs have been touted as a way to sustain Britain’s role in the global economy because goods can enter and exit these zones with hardly any tax or customs duties.

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