Call for tar­iff-free EU trade post-Brexit

New Straits Times - - Business -

LON­DON: In­dus­try bod­ies rep­re­sent­ing the United King­dom food sup­ply chain have called on the gov­ern­ment to seek a tar­iff-free trade agree­ment with the Euro­pean Union dur­ing the up­com­ing Brexit ne­go­ti­a­tions. In a joint state­ment yes­ter­day, the Bri­tish Re­tail Con­sor­tium, Na­tional Farm­ers Union and Food and Drink Fed­er­a­tion urged Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May to also en­sure tran­si­tional trade agree­ments with the EU were in place be­fore UK with­drew from the bloc. Agen­cies

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