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An article written by Peter Hardwick from the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) explains that the declining level of red meat exports between the UK and EU illustrates the new-found trade friction between the blocs.
BREXIT is set to cost the UK between £2 and £4 billion in lost food exports across its first full year out of the European Union.
article facebook twitter flipboard mail icon reddit messenger-dsk linkedin vk Text size Aa Aa January has seen Brexit set in motion for real — but for many businesses, operations have ground to a standstill as they struggle to shift goods across new borders.
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The British Meat Processors Association has published a Brexit Impact Report which draws on the experiences of meat exporters to date and says problems with new rules at the border are not going away and predicts a permanent reduction in trade.
Britain’s meat industry could permanently lost up to half of its exports because of “mountains” of Brexit red tape, a leading trade body has warned.
Additional paperwork and certification have cost the UK meat industry up to £120 million since the end of the transition period, a new report states.
UK meat exporters could permanently lose half their trade due to Brexit, according to the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA).
Weaknesses in the current export system and “mountains” of red tape due to Brexit could lead to a potential permanent loss of trade of between 20% and 50% for British meat companies, an industry body has warned.
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The UK meat industry employs around 97,000 people and is worth an estimated £8.2 billion a year to the UK, including about £1.6 billion in exports. / This report examines the impact of the first three months of trading with the EU as a third country.
New Impact Report from the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) reveals the real cost of Brexit to the UK meat industry.
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New barriers to the UK's trade with the European Union are set to cost British meat businesses an extra £120m a year and result in some traders losing 50% of their exports to the continent, a leading industry body has warned.
The BMPA claims the UK Government has made it “doubly difficult” to recruit new butchers as a result of Brexit and a lack of funding for education courses.
The British meat industry faces a long-running problem of skilled staff shortages which has been exacerbated by recent Government decisions.
Farmers’ Union of Wales (FUW) members from Montgomeryshire, as well as the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA), have met with local MP Craig Williams to discuss the impact Brexit is having on meat exports and highlighted the need to address non-tariff barriers that are causing major problems for exporters.
UK meat businesses are considering setting up an EU base to bypass export problems, as meat processors continue to struggle to ship product to the continent, the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) claims.
British meat processors are registering businesses in the European Union in order to bypass post-Brexit export delays, with flows just 50% of normal levels and costs soaring, the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) said on Tuesday.
British meat processors are registering businesses in the European Union in order to bypass post-Brexit export delays, with flows just 50% of normal levels and costs soaring, the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) said on Tuesday.
UK meat exporters have warned the government that post-Brexit changes at the border have caused disruption to meat shipments crossing the channel.
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