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The industry may become one of the starkest examples no-deal folly, with those dependent on EU markets facing devastation.
Alistair Carmichael: Deep and growing anger in fishing industry about broken Brexit promises 13/07/2021
“I cannot think of a single red line that was not crossed.”
AmCham EU [American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union] publishes its cross-sectoral position on the EU-UK future relationship 28/04/2020
"While it is clear that ambitions have changed with respect to the past, AmCham EU calls on negotiators to seek an ambitious and comprehensive future partnership. We support a deal comprising zero tariffs, zero quotas, and zero barriers. Any deal should maintain regulatory alignment where possible ..."
Country’s claim that meat exports are suffering wins support from 14 countries.
In frank interview, EU chief negotiator tells Britain that any lowering of regulatory standards will be punished.
Brussels rules out 'mutual recognition' of regulations between EU and UK ahead of talks.
The Brexit trade deal hailed as a £148 million boost to the UK fishing fleet over the next five years will instead punish the industry to the tune of more than £300m, a new report says.
This small sector has been promised benefits that will not materialise.
There's been a lot of talk about free trade in the Brexit debate, but what exactly is a free trade agreement and how does it differ from what the UK has had with the EU?
EU negotiator expresses frustrations at UK refusal to discuss key issues of transition. / Michel Barnier has suggested the UK is running down the clock in talks over the future trade and security relationship with the EU.
The team at Brompton Bicycle Ltd. thought they were prepared for Brexit.
‘Prepare for the worst’ EU officials tell business after Sajid Javid’s FT interview.
Brussels warns Boris Johnson's timeline for agreeing a free trade deal is 'just not possible' 16/01/2020
EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan also issues warning over goods and tariffs.
Pascal Canfin says UK’s zero tariff demands will be rejected, amid conflicting messages.
UK fishermen started the year in buoyant mood believing EU quotas would soon be scrapped. But coronavirus has dampened spirits. With Europe — their biggest market — in lockdown, the industry faces oblivion.
RURAL affairs ministers from Scotland and Northern Ireland have written to the UK Government raising concerns about the impact of the Australia trade deal on domestic farmers and producers.
Emmanuel Macron’s attack on UK’s failure to implement Brexit deal wrecks claims of G7 ‘harmony’ 10/06/2021
Emmanuel Macron’s attack on UK’s failure to implement Brexit deal wrecks claims of G7 ‘harmony’.
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen pointed out that even Australia wants a better trading relationship with the bloc than the one it currently has.
A TOP EU official has hit out at the UK Government for making proposals about Brexit talks before a key meeting next month.
For some weeks the British government has been planning a “shock and awe” campaign to warn British businesses that they have less than six months to prepare for Brexit; but the EU has beaten them to it.
‘If there isn’t good news by then ... time is up,’ says senior EU diplomat
Brussels ready to slap tariffs and quotas on UK exports – and even to ‘suspend cooperation in certain sectors’
An EU official has urged Boris Johnson to take the ‘unique and highly attractive’ offer it has made to the UK which it says has never been offered to any country before.
Chief negotiator Michel Barnier warns of "serious difficulties" and accuses Britain of failing to engage on subjects laid out in the withdrawal agreement.
Talks on quotas collapsed on Friday, endangering jobs and threatening to push up price of fish and chips.
Government promises that the fishing industry would benefit to the tune of tens of millions of pounds from Brexit has been challenged by analysis by a fishermen’s trade organisation, which says it will make multi-million pound losses every year instead.
The government has been warned to abandon its proposed tariff-free quota for raw cane sugar imports because of its potential to undercut UK growers.
The European Union has promised legal action after the British government unilaterally extended a grace period for checks on food imports to Northern Ireland, a move that Brussels said breached the terms of London’s EU divorce deal.
People working in the Irish fishing industry are protesting at Dublin Port over the impact of the Brexit deal.
International trade secretary tells PM and chancellor plans risk smuggling and damage to UK reputation.
Mark Francois says wrecking car industry after no-deal Brexit would 'at least be our choice' [9mins] 26/06/2019
Tory Brexiteer Mark Francois debate a former international trade negotiator on television and tried to put a positive on no-deal Brexit tariffs hitting the car industry by saying 'at least it would be our choice'.
Market Access Map - Improving transparency in international trade and market access [trade database]
Identify customs tariffs, tariff rate quotas, trade remedies, regulatory requirements and preferential regimes applicable to your product.
This is a video of Michael Gove now telling farmers how no-deal Brexit would utterly, utterly shaft British farming - while New Zealand would get to send the EU a quota of meat tariff-free.
Negotiating the path to the future EU-UK relationship - American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) infographic
'American companies in Europe support a deep and comprehensive economic partnership between the EU and the UK'
"Hard facts rarely support the argument, common in the domestic fishing industry, that leaving the EU will somehow liberate the seas around the UK for the exclusive use of English and Scots vessels."
East Anglia’s sugar beet farmers fear an “unjustified and unnecessary” new zero-tariff quota on imported cane sugar could expose them to unfair competition from less-regulated overseas growers.
NI Fishermen 'short-changed' in fish quota 25/03/2021
Northern Ireland's fishermen say they have been short-changed in a UK share-out of extra Brexit fish.
Fishermen in Northern Ireland have written to the prime minister insisting they get a fair share of additional UK quotas secured by Brexit.
New Zealand meat exporters are losing patience over their inability to get product into Northern Ireland after Brexit.
NZ ready to get heavy with the UK [re CPTPP] 18/06/2020
New Zealand now stands between the United Kingdom and its hopes of entering the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement (CPTPP).
Opposition to ‘irresponsible’ Australia trade deal rages on as minister urged to ‘fight back’ or resign 24/05/2021
Liz Truss insists ‘British farmers have absolutely nothing to fear from this deal at all’
UK dismisses EU call for its trawlers to continue operating in UK waters.
Scottish fishermen eviscerate Boris Johnson’s ‘desperately poor’ Brexit deal in angry letter as losses mount 15/01/2021
Scottish Fishermen’s Federation accuses prime minister of misleading public about EU trade agreement.
Tánaiste Simon Coveney says a no-deal Brexit is a risk now because the UK is looking for something very different to what was committed to in the Political Declaration [4 mins] 17/05/2020
Tariffs axed immediately on Australian beef and lamb, triggering fears that farmers will be sent ‘to the wall’ 15/06/2021
Small print – revealed by Canberra, but suppressed in London – reveals pledge to protect farmers for 15 years has been dropped.
Thailand and the European Union (EU) have signed a new tariff rate quota deal, under which a predetermined number of the kingdom's goods can be exported to the bloc at pre-Brexit tax rates.
Trade, migration and Brexit 25/10/2022
Jonathan Portes assesses the extent to which predictions about trade and migration before the Brexit vote have materialised, highlighting that trade has been reduced by additional barriers but the extent to which liberalisation would increase migration flows in the short term was underestimated.
Trading the orchard for an apple 03/03/2021
So far, in the first two months of Brexit, the following industries have indicated that they have been harmed: Aerospace; Airlines; Architecture; Art and Antiques; Beer; Bees; Cattle and horse breeding; Charities; Cheese; Chemicals; Cars; Classic Cars; Construction; Cosmetics and Perfume; e-Commerce; Fabrics; Fashion; Ferry services; Film and TV production; Financial Services; ...
EU rules will still affect UK but Britain will have no say in setting them.
Non-alignment with EU will mean ‘extra processes’ and not frictionless trade.
Cabinet office minister drops 'no compromise' stance, saying: 'If that is the price that we have to pay, then there we go'
UK will lose market access if it ditches Brussels regulations, says EU chief Von der Leyen 22/01/2020
The UK’s access to the single market will be weakened if it does not continue to sign up to EU rules after Brexit, Ursula von der Leyen has said.
UK-Australia trade deal hailed as a ‘new dawn’ – but critics warn it could drive farmers out of business 15/06/2021
Industry leaders fear trading will be harder and more costly without comprehensive deal.
With negotiations between the UK and the European Union (EU) - over a trade agreement - going down to the wire, the possibility of there being no deal is being talked about.
Brussels firms up position and bloc’s unity before tough talks on future relationship with UK.
Who really owns UK fishing quotas? 07/12/2020
Fishing has been one of the key sticking points in talks over a future UK/EU trade deal.
We could end up with tonnes of fish that Brits don't even like and no way of selling them to the EU before they rot.
Most of the fishing that takes place close to the west coast of Scotland is for shellfish, and most of the catch is exported to Europe.
They produce half the country’s sugar needs, but expect new trade deals to make their tough situation worse.
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