International Trade update - June 2022

23 June 2022

International trade
International Trade

Each month the NFU puts together an update on the latest news regarding international trade. This edition contains information on the various sanctions to support Ukraine and discussions on the various Free Trade Agreements.

Key developments - international

  • UK and Mexico launch trade negotiations
  • UK and Indiana announce Memorandum of Understanding on economic cooperation and trade relations
  • UK-Vietnam trade talks signal deepening relationships in the Indo-Pacific
  • EU facilitates increased exports for Moldovan agricultural products

Key developments - UK

  • Government releases food strategy white paper
  • Northern Ireland Protocol Bill laid in parliament
  • CRAG procedure triggered for UK-Australia trade deal
  • Prime Minister announces new trade envoys
  • UK-Australia trade deal Section 42 report published
  • UK Government’s development strategy targets trade

Key developments - NFU activity

  • NFU Cymru gives evidence to the Senedd on UK – New Zealand Trade Deal
  • Defra workshop on plant health at the border
  • World Farmers Organisation’s task force on trade presents statement to WTO MC12
  • Briefing for members on UK sanctions regime against Russia and Belarus

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