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    Default Microsoft May Halt the Expansion of a UK Datacenter Due To Brexit

    "“We’re really keen to avoid import tariffs on any hardware. Going back to the datacenter example, we’re looking to build out our datacenters at a pretty strong lick in the UK, because the market is doing very well…

    If all of a sudden there are huge import [tariffs] on server racks from China or from eastern Europe, where a lot of them are actually assembled, that might change our investment decisions and perhaps we build out our datacenters across other European countries.”"

    https://www.onmsft.com/news/microsof...-due-to-brexit

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    The trouble with reading the gossip mags as gospel is that you look a fool when the story is wrong

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    and I can safely say nothing has changed in the UK at the moment - time frames for product launches haven't changed in the past month.
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    It's not fake news, it's alternative facts!

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    The EU has no trade agreement with China and imposes tariffs on imported goods, while last week Theresa May said she hoped to have free trade agreements in place with our major trading partners including China.
    It would be interesting to know how much cheaper things could be without EU imposed tariffs. The Remainers only ever focus on how much more it would cost to sell into the EU if they added tariffs whilst conveniently forgetting the other side of the equation.

    Cheaper electronics, cheaper food, cheaper cars, cheaper wine. What's not to like?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LondonManc View Post
    Do us all a favour. Shove a rabid squirrel down your pants and let it feast.
    Feast???
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    Quote Originally Posted by tomtomagain View Post
    It would be interesting to know how much cheaper things could be without EU imposed tariffs. The Remainers only ever focus on how much more it would cost to sell into the EU if they added tariffs whilst conveniently forgetting the other side of the equation.

    Cheaper electronics, cheaper food, cheaper cars, cheaper wine. What's not to like?
    Are you for real??? All imports will be very expensive due to sterling devaluation, 10% percent extra tariff won't be noticeable as loaf of bread will cost £ 1000000

    UK will become the bigest market for used PS2s

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Are you for real??? All imports will be very expensive due to sterling devaluation,
    So it will then become more viable to locally produce more of our own.

    With a highly trained and well-educated workforce, we can carve a niche for ourselves that will be the envy of the free world.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AtW View Post
    Are you for real??? All imports will be very expensive due to sterling devaluation, 10% percent extra tariff won't be noticeable as loaf of bread will cost £ 1000000

    UK will become the bigest market for used PS2s
    So will you sod off back to Stalingrad and give us some peace?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GB9 View Post
    So will you sod off back to Stalingrad and give us some peace?

    Pleeeaaasssseee!
    Surely you mean Volgograd, Gospodin Durachok?

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