Ports welcome steady performance, despite political uncertainty

August 23, 2019 Alexander Whiteman

Policy and economic analyst at the British Ports Association (BPA) Phoebe Warneford-Thomson says a spike in fourth-quarter UK port volumes last year matches claims that shippers had begun stockpiling in anticipation of Brexit in March. She says the numbers are evidence of the “vital” role ports are set to play in facilitating Brexit. While her comments on Brexit are undoubtedly interesting, it is the official release of figures from the ...

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