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By Chloe Rigby

The appetite for British exports continues to grow despite Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, new eBay research suggests.

Small businesses trading on the marketplace still detect a strong appetite from international customers for British products, which are seen as being high quality.

Of the 200,000 small businesses that trade on eBay, 93% export, according to the marketplace’s eBay for Business Index, published this week. And a quarter (24%) say that overseas consumers are now more likely to buy British than they were a year ago, and are putting plans in place to support that. In 2016, the Office for National Statistics estimated that Britain exported goods worth £550bn.

The study found that overseas shoppers buy British for a variety…