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Port of Rotterdam preparing for worst-case Brexit scenarios

The CEO of Europe's largest port, Allard Castelein, is preparing for the worst-case consequences of Brexit, and he is prepared to hire 100 new customs officials, according to Reuters. The port grew significantly in 2018.

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Allard Castelain, the CEO of Europe's biggest port in Rotterdam is "preparing for the worst" outfall of the UK's impending departure from the EU, and the port is looking into precautions such as hiring another 100 customs officials, reports Reuters.

The negotiations between the EU and the UK have so far not produced a customs agreement. According to plan, the UK will exit the EU on March 29 2019.

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