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Calais is able to pay 20 million euros to cowl the prices of Brexit

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The French port metropolis of Calais is getting ready to take a position a whopping 20 million euros sooner or later.

Calais is getting ready to take a position 20 million euros in a brand new customs system for dealing with hundreds of thousands of cargo and passenger automobiles via the Eurotunnel every year. .

Town of Calais plans to construct a brand new service advanced of 40 hectares of warehouses, docks and administrative facilities on the outskirts of the port metropolis, equidistant from the Eurotunnel and the port, stated the mayor, Natacha Bouchart, in an interview with the Native Each day West France.

Bouchart says that each the EU and the French authorities have gone out of their method.

Calais must rent as much as 150 new customs officers, nevertheless, all of them will be capable to face the prices of between 10 and 30 million euros, estimates Bouchart.

"Bertrand Xavier, president of the Hauts-de-France area, which incorporates the ports of Calais and Dunkerque, not too long ago commented, in response to Le Monde.

The identical newspaper states that a couple of million truck crossings and 30 million passengers every year within the mixed ports of Calais and Dunkirk are linked to the UK.

Somewhat greater than 3.6 million vehicles and vehicles, which crossed into or from the UK, handed via Calais, the closest port on the continent to Britain, in 2017, in response to Port Boulogne Calais authorities.

In keeping with the info, 9 million individuals used the primary port of France when it comes to variety of passengers.


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