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Daily Digest | October 9, 2020

Market certainty needed as Brexit looms  Covid-19 has taken the focus away from some of the other problems facing the world at the moment, but the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union still looks like it’s going to be very ugly.

Just what this means for New Zealand exporters is still murky. With the UK a part of the EU we could send our red meat where the prices were best and where it was needed. At this stage, it appears our EU quota will be split between the bickering factions, limiting our options.

Still, the Brexit bargaining rolls on and who knows what sort of deal, if any, will be struck.

In this uncertain world it would be good to have some certainty about where our markets are and how much food we can send them.

Bryan Gibson


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