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UK Farmers Could Benefit From Brexit

UK Farmers Could Benefit From BrexitUK Farmers Could Benefit From Brexit

Top UK civil servant Sir Richard Packer has revealed the ‘huge’ potential agricultural policy has for Britain following the so-called Brexit vote. In a new report for the UK’s Center for Policy Studies, the conditions of trade in agricultural goods are likely to feature prominently in the Brexit negotiations, Farmers Guardian writes. The report states that agriculture accounts for 0.7% of GDP in the UK; less than half the EU average. In 2015 the UK trade deficit in food, feed and drink was £20 billion.


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