UK-Australia trade deal

NSA astonished by detrimental impact of UK-Australia deal to farms

NSA astonished by detrimental impact of UK-Australia deal to farms

The National Sheep Association (NSA) has said it is “astonished” by the government’s dismissal of the “detrimental impact” the recently...

December 22, 2021

Trade Secretary seeks Ag commission advice on Australia deal

Trade Secretary seeks Ag commission advice on Australia deal

Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan, who last week signed the UK-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), has written...

December 20, 2021

UK-Australia free trade deal finalised

UK-Australia free trade deal finalised

The UK has signed a free trade agreement with Australia, finalising the chapters of the deal which was agreed in...

December 17, 2021

McAleer ‘seriously concerned’ at UK-Australia trade deal

McAleer ‘seriously concerned’ at UK-Australia trade deal

Sinn Féin MLA Declan McAleer has expressed serious concern at the potential implications for local producers of the UK-Australia trade....

June 22, 2021

Vets question animal welfare safeguards in light of Australia trade deal

Vets question animal welfare safeguards in light of Australia trade deal

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has questioned how the government will protect the UK’s high animal health and welfare standards,...

June 16, 2021

UK-Australia trade deal: What beef and lamb imports are included?

UK-Australia trade deal: What beef and lamb imports are included?

Australia will have significant opportunities to export beef and lamb products to the UK under the new trade deal agreed...

June 16, 2021

Australian trade deal could set a ‘damaging precedent’- RSPCA

Australian trade deal could set a ‘damaging precedent’- RSPCA

As the UK government has announced its trade deal with Australia, agreeing tariff free imports of beef and lamb by...

June 16, 2021

Australian trade deal ‘fails to provide lasting assurances’ – NFU Scotland

Australian trade deal ‘fails to provide lasting assurances’ – NFU Scotland

The UK government announcement of an ‘agreement in principle’ regarding a free trade deal between the UK and Australia fails...

June 15, 2021

UK-Australia deal: Unclear whether measures to safeguard farming go far enough

UK-Australia deal: Unclear whether measures to safeguard farming go far enough

It’s not clear whether safeguards to protect local farming from lower-cost imported produce go far enough as the UK announces...

June 15, 2021

UK-Australia trade deal will mean a ‘significant increase in competition’ for the domestic market – NFU

UK-Australia trade deal will mean a ‘significant increase in competition’ for the domestic market – NFU

National Farmers’ Union (NFU) president Minette Batters has said that the NFU has been clear about their concerns over the...

June 15, 2021

UK reaches free trade agreement with Australia

UK reaches free trade agreement with Australia

The UK and Australia have reached an agreement on international trade between the two countries – which could have a...

June 15, 2021