Following on from this morning's AIC webinar on the UK-EU deal, you can find a recording of the webinar by cliking this link: | https://zoom.us/rec/share/TnnJ_38DLukDXBJ3jcVhTa_4tUcdsWePO82M_4LXUXwWjkA2MI5Pljdgdlhx5YGb.Ztm4GPQAahI4PNLQ?startTime=1609928293000
As members may be aware on 24th December, the UK and EU finally announced a deal had been reached between both parties. The AIC Member Briefing can be found here: https://www.agindustries.org.uk/resource/uk-eu-future-relationship-deal.html AIC are hosting a 45 min webinar on 6th January at 10.30am and will provide members with a brief overview of the deal agreed, and the key headlines to take away.
Following on from the UK-Canada Trade Continuity Agreement (TCA) ( member briefing here ) signed earlier in this month, AIC has been informed that the TCA will not enter into force on 1 st January 2021 as expected.
As members may be aware on 24 th December, the UK and EU finally announced a deal had been reached between both parties. The full text can be found here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/948119/EU-UK_Trade_and_Cooperation_Agreement_24.12.2020.pdf
The Trade and Agriculture Commission has invited the AIC to submit its views to help shape its report on the UK’s future trade policies. We are aware that a number of AIC member businesses have also been approached to provide evidence, and we would encourage those members to also respond.
In July 2020, the Government published the first edition of a Border Operating Model (BOM). It set out the core model that all importers and exporters will need to follow from January 2021 as well as the additional requirements for specific products such as live animals, plants, products of animal origin and high-risk food not of animal origin.
Last week, the Government published a short summary document (attached to this briefing) that outlines its current assessment on the possible impacts of a ‘no deal’ scenario between the UK and EU to the UK’s borders, from 1 st January 2021. The premise is to prevent freight for export arriving at UK ports without the correct documentation, and what the likely impacts will be of this policy.