Sector-Level Analysis of the Impact of Brexit on the EU-28 (KULeuven)

  • July 5, 2019

Sector-Level Analysis of the Impact of Brexit on the EU-28.
Research by the Uviversity of Leuven (KU LEUVEN)

Report prepared for the Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs 

The study analyses the sectoral impact of Brexit on each of the EU-28 and reveals how supply chain disruption caused by Brexit affects added value and employment in both a hard and a soft brexit scenario. The Global Network Model (GNM) that was used takes direct as well as indirect trade flows into account. In addition, the study discloses for 15 specific economic sectors like textiles, chemicals, automotive, agriculture and food & beverages a ranking of the 10 most impacted member states. 

The 45-page report was presented in Leuven on 27 June and can be consulted here.

Furthermore, the Flanders Department of Foreign Affairs draws 5 takeaways from the study