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Feast or famine: Report outlines economic impact of NI Protocol

Feast or famine: Report outlines economic impact of NI Protocol

The Northern Ireland Protocol is having a “feast or famine” economic impact, according to a report from the British House...

July 27, 2022

‘More to come’ as UK food and farming sector bodies unite over Brexit trade impact

‘More to come’ as UK food and farming sector bodies unite over Brexit trade impact

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) president Barclay Bell has said there is “more to come” in terms of the sector’s Brexit...

February 19, 2018

Letter: UK agriculture begs Government for Brexit protection

Letter: UK agriculture begs Government for Brexit protection

Almost 40 UK farming and agri-food industry bodies have banded together to write to Number 10 demanding the Government acts...

February 14, 2018

NIGTA: ‘Farming income was higher than support payments in only three of the last 20 years’

NIGTA: ‘Farming income was higher than support payments in only three of the last 20 years’

Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association (NIGTA) President Dr. Keith Agnew believes that the farming and food sectors are those which...

May 4, 2017

Major blow for EU-Canada trade deal

Major blow for EU-Canada trade deal

The proposed EU-Canada trade deal or CETA has been dealt a major blow following a meeting of  the Canadian Trade...

October 21, 2016

Mixed reaction to EU-Canada trade deal in Brussels

Mixed reaction to EU-Canada trade deal in Brussels

The proposed EU-Canada trade deal or CETA came up for discussion in Brussels this week, where it was met with...

October 16, 2016

Fears grow concerning the re-introduction of Irish border controls

Fears grow concerning the re-introduction of Irish border controls

The increasing prospect of a hard Brexit deal for the UK heightens the prospects of the Irish border being re-established...

October 6, 2016

‘Significant risk to Irish agri-food exports if UK quits the single market’

‘Significant risk to Irish agri-food exports if UK quits the single market’

The prospect of the UK quitting the European Union single market poses a very significant risk to the Irish agri-food...

September 12, 2016

Poland exported 20% of all EU beef shipments between January and March

Poland exported 20% of all EU beef shipments between January and March

Poland was the largest exporter of beef from the European Union between January and March of this year, according to...

June 15, 2016