Theresa May's narrow aversion to defeat in the House of Commons over her Brexit proposal cast doubt on her ability to negotiate an acceptable deal with the continent.
The public and private sectors are preparing for a hard Brexit According to a report on the consequences of the withdrawal of the UK published by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the long-term economic output of the EU could reach 1.5%.
In the report, the watchdog said: "The departure of the United Kingdom from the EU will inevitably represent a loss for both parties."
However, the analysis shows that losses within the EU go back to the World Trade Organization (WTO rules would be grouped together among a number of countries that would not know Brexit.
Brussels announced that it was expecting "serious disturbances" as a result of a hard Brexit, which prompted some countries close to the UK put in place emergency plans
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According to IMF report , the Republic is most exposed to losses if WTO rules are passed., the Irish government has asked its ministries to identify the exact impact of a hard Brexit. 19659002] Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Monday that "with growing uncertainty" as to whether Ms. May will obtain a withdrawal agreement via Westminster, the R The Republic of Ireland must "prepare our preparations for Brexit". prepare Irish ports and airports for a change in customs rules, with the intention of hiring 1,000 new customs officers and veterinary inspectors.
Ireland also planned to transfer 200,000 tons of oil reserves from the United Kingdom to Ireland or other EU states, the Sunday Independent reported.
million. Varadkar said that a "rain fund" was set up, including a € 300 million loan program to help companies cope with a tough Brexit and lobbyed Brussels for relax the rules of public support.
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Housing the sprawling port of Antwerp, the second largest in Europe, Belgium adds 141 employees to its customs force of 3,400 people.
The country , where the European Parliament sits, also invests in drones and underwater scanners to monitor the coasts and the North Sea.
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Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the country would be in the throes of preparations without negotiation given the close trade ties with the UK.
The Polish government, which manages a trade surplus with the United Kingdom, is studying how it can help the companies that will be hit the hardest.
The government will also have to provide consular support to the large number of its citizens (estimated at about one million) who would be in legal limbo in the event of failed negotiations.
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The German government has repeatedly warned companies and banks not to underestimate the risks and
With a large number of commercial and financial links with the United Kingdom,
France has been planning for nearly two years
However, the head of the region that includes Calais, Phillippe Mignoney, recently urged the government to do more to prevent the chaos that could ensue in the ports  Brexit, even if an agreement is reached, could create chaos between the passage Channel Tunnel between France and Great Britain.
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The Greek Government stated that it was confident that an agreement would be reached and that the United Kingdom
The Government stated that it was studying the scenario "improbable" and took the necessary steps
Italy  The new eurosceptic Italian government has no plan of urgency and considers that the change of a Brexit without transaction is very far away.
The UK itself is also preparing vague plans to prepare including the announcement of the estimate of a maximum of 5,000 new customs agents that may be needed.
Incidentally, he proposed to convert a section of the M20 motorway in Kent to truck parking in order to prepare the estimated 17-mile line because of delays in processing arrivals if the UK is no longer in the customs union.
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