EU Exit and International Trade Update - May/June 2021

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NFU Cymru’s monthly EU Exit & International Trade Update draws together all the latest political developments, the implications for NFU Cymru members, and the work NFU Cymru is doing on members' behalf.

In this edition:

International trade negotiations

  • UK-Australia trade talks
  • Queen’s Speech 2021
  • UK-New Zealand trade negotiations enter fifth round
  • UK-EU relationship remains strained
  • UK and US announce five-year suspension of Boeing/Airbus tariffs
  • UK-India trade consultation launched
  • UK-Canada and UK-Mexico agreements consultation launched
  • Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein deal struck
  • CPTPP nations agree to negotiate with UK
  • UK-Vietnam free trade agreement entered into force
  • Article 28 negotiations continue at the World Trade Organisation

Key developments - UK

  • Expressions of interest invited for Trade and Agriculture Commission
  • NFU win for the new UK duty suspensions scheme
  • Customs declarations now required for all imports and exports

NFU Cymru activity

  • NFU efforts to secure a balanced and fair deal with Australia
  • NFU joins coalition of agri-food traders to reduce friction with EU
  • Inspection charges for high priority plants
  • NFU gives evidence to the International Agreements Committee on CPTPP

Last edited: 16:37 on 28 June 2021

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