Brexit could result in significant disruption and costs for businesses on either side of the English Channel which would be exacerbated in the event of a hard Brexit or
no-deal scenario. It is for this reason that FuelsEurope and UKPIA advocate for efforts by decision makers on key policyareas that secure low barriers to cross-border trade, alongside closely aligned regulations that offer a level playing field within the region.
The goes into more detail but focusses on the need for:
- Avoidance of disruptions to the supply chain by ensuring uninterrupted flow of trade.
- Convergence of UK rules on REACH and promote mutual recognition.
- Continued harmonization of fuel specifications.
Enquiries to: UKPIA Press Office, Tel. 020 7269 7605
- UKPIA represents eight oil refining and marketing companies that operate the six major oil refineries in the UK and source over 85% of the transport fuels used. UKPIA members also own around 1,250 of the UK's 8,476 filling stations in the UK.
- UKPIA members supply over 33% of the UK’s primary energy needs and support the employment of 88,100 people across the UK.
- Position paper can be downloaded www.ukpia.com/docs/default-source/default-document-library/fuelseurope-ukpia-brexit-position-paper-final.pdf?sfvrsn=0