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Economic Report

Brexit update: transition ON!

The EU and the UK reached an agreement over a transition period on March 19, 2018. That is good for business continuity but does not affect our Brexit outcome base case. Hence, we maintain our view that the economy will slow down in 2018.

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Theresa May: gaat ze leveren? (Dutch)

De Britse premier May nam de bijna onmogelijke klus aan om een ordelijke Brexit te regelen en tegelijk de natie bijeen te houden. Ondanks haar struikelgang over het Brexit-pad, heeft ze voortgang geboekt. Mits de EU-27 haar de hand toesteekt, is een akkoord over een vergaand vrijhandelsverdrag met de EU haalbaar.

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The permanent damage of Brexit

The economic costs of a Brexit in 2030 are expected to range between GBP 400bn (hard Brexit) and GBP 260bn (soft Brexit), compared to a scenario where the UK would continue to be a member of the EU (Bremain). This equals £11,500 - £7,500 per British worker.

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Assessing the economic impact of Brexit: background report

The economic costs of a Brexit in 2030 are expected to range between GBP 400bn (hard Brexit) and GBP 260bn (soft Brexit), compared to a scenario where the UK would continue to be a member of the EU (Bremain). This equals £11,500 - £7,500 per British worker.