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British rice milling industry faces wipe-out from part of a trade deal being discussed with India. First proposed by Boris Johnson, it is also predicted to raise consumer food prices and break UK limits on pesticides.
Organised crime gangs are preparing to exploit the eight freeports that are being opened across England as part of the Government’s ‘levelling up’ strategy, experts have warned.
The delay in extra checks on EU imports has been criticised by businesses for creating confusion and leaving UK borders vulnerable to unsafe produce.
UK trade volumes have been “suppressed” by the impact of Brexit and Covid-19 and the impact of new customs agreements on businesses is “concerning”, according to MPs.
Data from one of the world's leading supply chain visibility companies shows that Felixstowe is currently Europe's most congested port.
The chaos at ports such as Dover, Felixstowe and Southampton is heightening concerns over whether online Christmas orders will arrive in time.
The British Toy and Hobby Association has called on the Government to save Christmas for thousands of children by taking immediate action.
Delays at ports getting worse after surge in demand for shipping as economy recovers and firms seek to build stockpiles.
Tools and materials stuck in ports struggling to process surge in imports under Covid controls.
A UK book publisher says congestion at Felixstowe Port has left it with no books to sell in the lead up to Christmas.
Four ferry firms have landed government contracts worth a total of £77.6m to provide post-Brexit freight capacity.
New services provided to ease expected congestion at Kent ports