Switzerland offers some valuable lessons for Brexit

Originally published by CapX

It’s hard to ignore Switzerland’s experience when looking at Brexit.

Here we have another country that isn’t a member of the European Union, the single market or a customs union. It’s also a country that trades heavily with the EU. And it has an arrangement that avoids passport checks at its border. Last but not least, its decision not to join the internal market was met with grave warnings from its business community that trade would be disrupted.

So where is Switzerland’s experience with the EU instructive for Brexit Britain and where does it diverge?

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