Reality Check: Is £250bn of trade at risk from Brexit?

May 4, 2016

The claim: Leaving the EU would put £250bn of trade at risk, according to Britain Stronger in Europe. Reality Check verdict: The group has taken a set of figures predicting the benefits of EU membership and used that to reach a figure for the risks of leaving. It would not necessarily work like that. Also, the figures include imports, a fall in which would not necessarily be a bad thing.

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Authors: BBC


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