THE Covid pandemic is rather masking what could be a big problem in the not too distant future; Brexit. British exports to the European Union have dropped by about 60 percent. I have talked to some local business people who say that they are unable to send Mallorcan products to the United Kingdom because of the mountain of paperwork and additional taxes...and it is both sides who are to blame. Even Marks & Spencers in Paris was having problems receiving British food products. There is no excuse for this. The main argument for Brexit was that Britain would become a major trading nation again....at the moment, because of red tape, Britain can’t even get cheese and pickle sandwiches to Paris! Don’t forget that Britain and the European Union have had years to think about how they would deal with the various problems which would arise from Brexit and these problems have not been sorted.