Cut in import tariffs for new trucks after no-deal Brexit ‘not enough’, industry insists


 

A reduction in import tariffs for new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit will still cripple UK haulage, according to manufacturers and trade associations. The Department for International Trade (DIT) said that following discussions with industry and consumer groups, it had cut a planned 22% tax on HGV imports to 10%, bringing it into line with the car industry. The DIT said the lower tariffs would strike a better balance between the needs of British producers and the […]