UK economy shrank as Brexit deadline disrupted manufacturing

Britain's economy got off to a poor start in the second quarter, shrinking by 0.4% in April compared to the previous month, as the country felt the after-effects of preparing for a now-delayed departure from the EU

LONDON -- Britain's economy got off to a poor start in the second quarter, shrinking by 0.4% in April compared to the previous month, as the country felt the impact of preparing for a now-delayed departure from the EU.

The department says some 99% of British exports to Korea were eligible to be exported tariff free last year.