Why are supermarket shelves in Northern Ireland empty?

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Description

The pandemic continues to cause disruption to global food supplies. But the reason for empty supermarket shelves in Northern Ireland is the interaction between the end of the Brexit transition period and the region’s high level of market integration with the rest of the UK.

Period19 Jan 2021

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleWhy are supermarket shelves in Northern Ireland empty?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletEconomics Observatory
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date19/01/2021
    DescriptionThe pandemic continues to cause disruption to global food supplies. But the reason for empty supermarket shelves in Northern Ireland is the interaction between the end of the Brexit transition period and the region’s high level of market integration with the rest of the UK.
    Producer/AuthorDavid Jordan; David Bogle
    URLhttps://www.economicsobservatory.com/why-are-supermarket-shelves-in-northern-ireland-empty
    PersonsDavid Jordan, David Bogle

Keywords

  • Northern Ireland
  • Economy
  • Brexit