Amazon alcohol exports halted

Online retailer Amazon has stopped selling alcohol to customers in Northern Ireland because of post-Brexit customs rules. 

Amazon is concerned that excise duty will have to be paid twice on alcohol sent from GB across the Irish Sea.

Commenting, Best for Britain CEO Naomi Smith said:

“When a company the size of Amazon is struggling to deal with something as fundamental as excise payments, it’s clear the present UK trading environment is in utter chaos and ministers really must get a grip now and cut Whitehall red tape for British businesses.

“When Airbus, BMW and Siemens warned about the impact on their UK-based operations of the UK leaving the EU, Boris Johnson infamously said 'F*** business'. Now is the time to right that wrong, and show industry that this is a pro-business Government after all.”

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