Economists believe Ireland will be most affected by Brexit

Economists believe Ireland will be most affected by Brexit

Ireland will be worst hit by a Brexit, according to the latest warning from European economists.

German think-tank, the Ifo Institute, says Ireland's trade links with the UK make us more vulnerable than our EU neighbours.

Their claim is based on a survey of international experts who were asked if their country would be affected by Britain's exit from the European Union.

Their responses, on a scale of zero to 100, found that Ireland has the gloomiest outlook.

Brexit is expected to have a minimal impact on North America and the Middle East.

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