World food exports to the EU to Brexit dropped sharply

15:40  18 june  2021
15:40  18 june  2021 Source:   pressfrom.com

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British food exports to the EU have fallen significantly after Brexit. In the first three months of the year, export sales fell by almost half (47 percent) to around 1.7 billion pounds (just under two billion euros), as the British Food and Drink Federation announced on Friday.

Containerschiff am Liegeplatz des DP World Containerterminals im Hafen von Southampton. © Andrew Matthews / Pa Wire / dpa container ship at the mooring of the DP World Container terminal in the port of Southampton.

Looks for another year, the decline in exports to Europe is even 55 percent. "The loss of two billion pounds of exports to the EU is a disaster for our industry," said the International Trading Chief of the Association, Dominic Goudie. "It is a clear sign of the extent of the losses that british manufacturers are confronted in the long term for new trade hurdles in the EU."

The hardest hit the manufacturers of dairy products whose exports declined by 90 percent. In cheese exports to the EU, the decline was two-thirds.

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