Bonfire Night fireworks ‘70% down’ due to Brexit and supply chain crisis | The Guardian

Suppliers said to be unwilling to stock up because of confusion over safety labelling and extra paperwork

Brexit and the supply chain crisis are threatening to put a dampener on this year’s Bonfire Night firework displays as distributors warn that import problems have reduced stocks by up to 70% and forced up prices.

One supplier said wholesalers were unwilling to stock up on pyrotechnics products because of additional paperwork related to Brexit and a change in safety labelling that has caused confusion about what can be sold in the UK past the end of 2022.

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