The first deal Britain has signed after Brexit is due to come into force on Wednesday, the Commerce Secretary said. Kemi Badenoch He called the deal a “historic moment”.
But North Border Rural Affairs Minister Maili Goujong said the deal would not bring benefits. Scottish The producers added, “Unfortunately.” scottish government I was not involved in the execution of the transaction.
“The UK government’s Brexit efforts continue to undermine decentralization and undermine promises made prior to the EU referendum,” he said in a statement.
“Now it is imperative that UK ministers work constructively with decentralized governments and industry ministers to ensure that future trade agreements better protect our agricultural producers.”
The Scottish government has long criticized Brexit and the government’s response to international trade deal negotiations, including raising concerns about the impact on Scottish farmers.
“These trade deals are not good enough for Scottish producers. They are being signed in haste and the UK Government’s own economic model shows that the agricultural and food sector will lose out,” said Gujon. rice field.
“These agreements provide Australian and New Zealand exporters with unfettered access to the UK market, allowing for the influx of goods produced at lower costs and regulatory standards, and the Producers could be hit.
“In contrast, the EU has secured favorable conditions for the agricultural and food sector in its trade agreement with New Zealand, allocated more protective tariff rates and increased the number of day one for more than 2,000 food and beverage products under the EU Geographical Indicators System. We have secured the scope of application from
Ahead of the trade deal’s entry into force, Badenoch said: “Today marks a historic moment as the first post-Brexit trade deal to be negotiated enters into force.
“All businesses in the country will benefit from our status as an independent trading state and will be able to seize new opportunities to drive economic growth, innovation and higher wages.”
To mark the opening of the deal, two special consignments of British products, including a copy of Vino, will be sent to Australia and New Zealand.
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/scottish-government-kemi-badenoch-new-zealand-scottish-australia-b1084633.html Scottish minister calls for greater engagement in trade deals