Lightning quick response needed to avoid more border chaos

Five urgent requests on EU-UK trade relations
09/12/2020

Lightning quick response needed to avoid more border chaos

The EU’s agri-food chain has issued a joint statement outlining urgent measures to avoid more border chaos from January 1, after EU and UK trade negotiators announced the conclusion of their talks today. Read the joint statement here:

It is very positive that negotiations have finally reached a conclusion, and we would like to thank Michel Barnier and his team for their tireless work. In particular we thank the EU’s negotiating team for taking agri-food sector needs into account, working to ensure the integrity of the Single Market and for avoiding large tariffs which would have hit food and drink operators under a ‘no deal’ scenario.

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