Categories: EuropePublished On: 15.08.201890 words0.5 min read

French ports cut out of EU trade route after Brexit

The Commission has adopted plans to reroute Ireland’s freight to ports in Belgium and the Netherlands.



The decision to realign the EU’s North Sea-Mediterranean corridor is both symbolic and practical | Philippe Huguen/AFP via Getty Images

French ports were excluded from European Commission plans for a new shipping route linking Ireland with the Continent post Brexit — potentially preventing them from accessing billions of euros in EU grants.

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