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Covid-19 crisis: Economic emergency has just begun, says Rishi Sunak

Sunak said on Thursday that he was confident and hopeful that a Brexit trade deal could be struck with the European Union - and that the shape of the deal was clear

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With just five weeks left until the UK finally exits the EU's orbit, both sides are trying to reach a trade deal that would avoid a tumultuous finale to the five-year Brexit crisis

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The “economic emergency” caused by Covid-19 has only just begun, according to chancellor Rishi Sunak, as he warned the pandemic would deal lasting damage to growth and jobs.  Sunak told the BBC. Official forecasts now predict the biggest economic decline in 300 years.

Sunak said on Thursday that he was confident and hopeful that a Brexit trade deal could be struck with the European Union — and that the shape of the deal was clear.

With just five weeks left until the UK finally exits the EU's orbit, both sides are trying to reach a trade deal that would avoid a tumultuous

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First Published: Nov 27 2020 | 2:43 AM IST

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