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UK farmers and food producers discuss US trade negotiations

30 June 2020

The International Agreements Sub-Committee holds its first evidence session on the UK-US trade negotiations, focusing of agri-foods.

Witnesses

Wednesday 1 July, remote meeting

At 3.00pm

  • Nick von Westenholz, Director of EU Exit and International Trade at the National Farmers' Union
  • Michael Haverty, Partner and Senior Research Consultant at The Andersons Centre
  • Elsa Fairbanks, Director at the Food and Drink Exporters’ Association

Topics for discussion

  • Trade in agricultural and food products
  • The UK Global Tariff
  • Sanitary and Phytosanitary Standards (SPS) and animal welfare standards
  • Genetically modified foods
  • Geographical indications

Further information

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