From the 25,000 Belgian companies with the United Kingdom trading, there are only 5,000 to ready for the formalities associated with a brexit. That it appears from the figures that The Croo opvroeg at customs, reports Time today.Read also Hard brexit costs Belgium 150 bankruptcies extra
The brexitplan of the British prime minister Theresa May is last night by a large majority, voted down in the house of Commons. How now to proceed, is completely unclear. According to Open Vld deputy prime minister De Croo is now up to the British to clarity in creating. “It is against the brexitdeal, against a new referendum, against a hard-brexit, they would not be a member of the EU, but what we want then? The time begins to penetrate, the 29th of march is not far away.”Gear up
The Croo encourages the Belgian companies to a higher gear to switch in preparation for a brexit, a day after the brexitdeal of prime minister Theresa May is a strong ‘no’ was in the British house of commons. “Today, 72 days for a possible brexit, but 1 in 5 companies are in order to with customs to work,” said De Croo.
The minister has, therefore, the customs and the representatives of the companies convened to ensure that everyone is preparing. With a brexit without agreement on march 29, threatening Belgian companies to be faced with tariffs, controls and trade barriers. But the companies are not ready. “We are going to starting today, a different approach”, explains The Croo.