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EU: Can we have a trade deal?
Japan: Sure.
EU: Yay!



[Pause]UK: Erm, you know, we're just about to leave the EU.
Japan: And?
UK: Can we just roll over the EU deal and get the same conditions?
Japan: No.
UK: Why not?
Japan: Because your economy is 7x smaller. Simples.

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