You are viewing:-
you're reading...
1.Market Observations, 8.Was Sticky

1 June 2018 (AFR,FT) – Britain’s VAT makes border control the hidden dilemma for Brexit

(1 June 2018, AFR, p28, by Chris Giles)

‘Britain’s borders are sometimes located in unexpected places. One of the busiest sits inside a grey warehouse in an industrial estate five miles from London’s Heathrow airport. Here, every package sent by post from outside the UK weighing less than 2.2 kilograms meets Britain’s Border Force. More than two million parcels a day can be expected to travel through Royal Mail’s Heathrow Worldwide Distribution Centre, arriving straight from Britain’s ports, reflecting the British ability to be “very good e-shoppers”, according to Jon Thompson, chief executive of HM Revenue & Customs. Once inside the building, mail staff perform a triage. Any parcels suspected of…’

Read more at (might need AFR login access, or try:


About robertbrain

Brainy's Share Market Toolbox. Read the honest truth about the sharemarket. Develop or fine tune your investing/trading strategies using share price charts (technical analysis), or learn about the investment strategies of others. Melbourne (Australia) based - supporting share market investors and traders to build wealth through smarter investing using my Share Market Toolbox arsenal of weapons to tackle the market.


No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: