Brexit news

22 August 2019

Hard Brexit analysis of potential impacts facing UK markets in 2019/20.

19 August 2019

Tariffs? Tariff rate quotas? Allocations? We increasingly hear these terms as we approach 31 October Brexit deadline.

15 August 2019

Recently published articles have examined the potential impact issues such as tariffs/non-tariff measures (NTMs) could have on the beef and sheep industry, following on from a report compiled by The Andersons Centre. However, those were short-term estimates of the impact on prices. How the industry will react will be the biggest game changer.

6 August 2019

A No Deal Brexit will have a substantial impact on beef and sheepmeat trade, whilst the impact of a Brexit Deal is likely to be relatively minor.

25 July 2019

Non-tariff measures are a key aspect of trade, which are often overlooked. They have a financial impact that, in some cases, can be significant. This article explores what these might look like under different Brexit scenarios

19 July 2019

When assessing the effect of a No Deal Brexit on UK beef and sheepmeat trade, the change in tariffs and TRQs need to be a key consideration.

12 July 2019

It’s taken 20 years, but on 28 June 2019, the EU and Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay) agreed a trade deal between the two blocs.

10 May 2019

First estimate for 2018

14 May 2019

UK Total Factor Productivity (TFP*) decreased 2.1% between 2017 and 2018, due to decreased outputs and a smaller increase in inputs.

26 March 2019

Workforce, the single biggest challenge for global horticulture

15 March 2019

Regardless of what happens with Brexit, unless the UK stays in, farmers in England will see direct payments removed by 2028. The situation for farmers in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, (as of 11 March 2019) is unclear.

15 March 2019

Initial assessment of the implications of the Government's no deal tariffs on AHDB's key sectors

11 March 2019

Those looking to export potatoes to the EU post-Brexit likely to struggle in a No Deal situation.

16 August 2019

Strategies are being put in place to minimise disruption

5 March 2019

Brexit decisions will be key to what happens with self-sufficiency but either way there are a number of challenges and things to consider

25 February 2019

In his latest blog, Phil Bicknell brings some much needed clarity to the Brexit debate

11 February 2019

British growers at this year’s Fruit Logistica say they are keen to work with European businesses post-Brexit – but they need political certainty.

16 January 2019

Yesterday (15 January) saw UK MPs fail to back the Governments’ withdrawal agreement with the EU, so what happens next?

20 December 2018

The government has released some technical notices looking at providing guidance for no deal Brexit planning. The notices can be found here and look at a wide range of topics including; farming and fishing, importing and exporting as well as the environment.

20 December 2018

What will the EU budget look like post-Brexit?

7 December 2018

Taking pride in what you do and working together to drive the industry forward were the key messages to dairy farmers at this year’s Scottish Dairy Hub debate which took place at AgriScot last week.

4 December 2018

Our new research shows allowing imports of products like chlorine-washed chicken and hormone-treated beef in a post-Brexit trade deal could negatively impact the UK meat industry

4 December 2018

Latest data around economic factors suggest the UK’s economy is performing reasonably well at present. Most data has been fairly stable for some time. This could be down to the uncertainty around Brexit, which means significant changes could occur in the coming weeks/months.

3 December 2018

AHDB's latest edition of Horizon cuts through the uncertain policy environment to provide insight into what lies ahead for agricultural commodities markets.

28 November 2018

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has sent a letter asking for producers currently (or thinking about) exporting products of animal origin (POAO) to the EU to get in contact with them by 12 December.

22 November 2018

We examine the factors which could affect how agricultural funding could be split between the Home Nations in the future.

21 November 2018

A summary of the key aspects of evolving farm policy across the nations of the UK.

28 September 2018

Many of us in the industry have been scouring the Agricultural Bill for the shape of things to come in the post-Brexit world. What is clear is that direct payments will be diminishing, before disappearing completely (at least in England).

13 September 2018

Yesterday (12 September) Defra released an Agriculture Bill setting out the framework for the future Domestic Agriculture Policy.

10 September 2018

A new report published by AHDB suggests Brexit will have a considerable impact on the UK’s milling industry under a range of trade scenarios but the malting sector is in a far better position to weather the storm.

23 August 2018

How to make the most of the global export market post Brexit will be one of the major themes of this year’s Seed Industry Event held on 15 November in St Andrew’s.

9 August 2018

Potatoes are less exposed to Brexit risks than many other sectors.

3 June 2019

A new online calculator has been launched this week which will allow farmers and growers to see for the first time how they may be affected by potential Brexit scenarios.

3 June 2019

Brexit will provide Welsh agriculture and horticulture with both risks and opportunities so farmers and growers, as well as other parts of the supply chain, need to prepare now.

4 June 2019

Sentiment for British food is high, but could Brexit impact shoppers' choices?