EU trade is just as important to the UK as it was in 2016. Why?

Has EU trade become less important to the UK since the referendum? Thomas Sampson (LSE) finds it has not. He discusses why this might be the case and whether COVID-19 could be the trigger for more UK firms to permanently shift away from trading with the EU, concluding that the Brexit trade shock is yet to come.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/05/28/eu-trade-is-just-as-important-to-the-uk-as-it-was-in-2016-why/