Felixstowe is the UK’s largest container port, with about 40 per cent of market share, and it already takes in much of the trade from Asia. Photo: AFP
Felixstowe is the UK’s largest container port, with about 40 per cent of market share, and it already takes in much of the trade from Asia. Photo: AFP

How two British ports owned by Hong Kong’s CK Hutchison will help UK pivot to Asia after Brexit

  • Felixstowe and Harwich, on England’s east coast, are part of the Freeport East plan designed to create low-tax, low-regulation zones
  • China has been closely monitoring the Freeport East developments as relations with London have soured

Felixstowe is the UK’s largest container port, with about 40 per cent of market share, and it already takes in much of the trade from Asia. Photo: AFP
Felixstowe is the UK’s largest container port, with about 40 per cent of market share, and it already takes in much of the trade from Asia. Photo: AFP
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