EU Exit & International Trade Update

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The NFU's monthly EU Exit & International Trade Update draws together all the latest political developments, the implications for NFU members, and the work the NFU is doing on members' behalf.

In this edition:

International trade negotiations

  • UK and EU agree Trade and Co-operation Agreement
  • US suspends retaliatory tariffs on UK products
  • Fourth round of UK-Australia FTA negotiations
  • Third round of UK-New Zealand FTA negotiations
  • UK formally requests to join the CPTPP
  • UK-Canada trade deal ratified
  • Enhanced Trade partnership with India on the cards
  • UK joins the Ottawa Group to boost influence at the WTO

Key developments - UK

  • NFU calls for level playing field as government announces new Border Operating Model
  • Animals and products of animal origin - key changes
  • Plants and plant products - key changes
  • Government announces £20m fund to support SME businesses with customs procedures
  • Easements for the movement of British agri-food products to Northern Ireland
  • Movement Assistance Scheme now covers Organic Certification Requirements
  • Trade Bill completes its Parliamentary scrutiny

NFU activity

  • NFU welcomes Trade and Agriculture Commission report
  • Post-Brexit movement of animals: NFU looks at impact and implications
  • NFU submits evidence on the CPTPP to the House of Lords inquiry

NFU members: Read the latest EU Exit & International Trade Update here

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