There have long been tariffs, but not to the extent since the escalation in late 2018. If your company buys from China, the strain placed by these tariffs has been significant.
President Trump has threated to shut down the United States border in the wake of the thousands of people trying to enter the country from Mexico. But what would a complete shutdown of the border do to the U.S. supply of fresh fruits and vegetables?
As of now, British and European producers can freely trade their products across 28 member countries without any tariffs or border checks. It is still possible that in a few weeks this will no longer be the case, and there are no rules yet on how it will actually work.