LOUGHBOROUGH, England (AP) — Britain hasn't left the European Union yet, but the long, drawn-out and bitter road to Brexit is already causing financial problems for B I Europe Limited, a family-run food company in central England.

The reason is straightforward: Britain missed two deadlines to leave the EU and remains part of the 28-nation trade bloc, enjoying the benefits of business without borders. As its third departure date nears, there is even more uncertainty about the country making a chaotic "no-deal" Brexit that abruptly brings tariffs, higher costs and other new trade barriers.

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