EU, UK still have 'fundamental' differences in trade talks

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It is unfathomable why any Bank of England Governor, would speculate the economical comparison of apples and oranges. i.e. the long- and short-term economic effects of Brexit, in compassion to the pandemic   

The randomized response procedures in building a statistical model, qualifying even the short, let alone the long-time simple random sampling is an exercise in the non-sensical.

The multitude of economic, monetary, fiscal, future Government responses and their impact to either Brexit or the Pandemic, then to factor in the effects of a vaccines runs into the hundreds of millions, of statistical variables,  it is incalculable, so at best a wild guess.  

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey…..

"Well, I think the long-term effects ... Brexit would be larger than the long-term effects of Covid-19, It takes a much longer period of time for what I call the real side of the economy to adjust to the change in openness and adjust to the change in the profile of trade”

Continuing …..

"It's hard to put a multiple on it as you say, but I think you're basically right to say that in that scenario you would expect a longer-term effect from the exit trade agreement,"

The Political independence of the Bank of England is crucial and sacrosanct to determine UK economic future.

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