While many Britons who supported their country’s departure from the European Union still support Prime Minister Boris Johnson for the move, the costs of separation add to the economic pressures they currently face.
It is too early to assess the full impact of the deal which defined the new UK-EU trading relationship some 16 months ago. But as the forces of globalization begin to work in reverse, the UK trade situation provides a real-world laboratory for the impact of newly erected trade barriers and economic decoupling.
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