The U.K. should not have to pay to have a customs union during an interim period after leaving the European Union (EU), Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Tuesday.
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Every country inside the EU currently imposes tariffs on imports from abroad. However, countries in the customs union do not impose taxes on each other's goods.
When asked on ITV whether the U.K. would need to pay to remain in the EU's customs union temporarily, Davis replied, "No I don't think (so). Well, what happens in that interim period you have to leave me to negotiate."