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Retail, Food, Hospitality Brexit round-up 13 October

18 October 2019
Retail, Food, and Hospitality Brexit round-up w/e 13 October. UK tariffs rates, no-deal Brexit preparedness report, and UK trade developments.

Brexit Developments


Deal or no deal: EU Chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier set out the EU position to the European Parliament which must approve any potential deal on 8th October. View >

No.10 reported on a meeting between the Prime Minister and the president of the EU parliament which also took place on 8th October. View >


UK publish tariff rates and quotas: The UK Government has published product specific tariff rates and quotas that will apply in case of a no-deal Brexit. View >   View >  British Chambers of Commerce >  Food and Drink Federation >


Michael Gove presents no-deal Brexit preparedness report to UK parliament:

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Michael Gove updated parliament on Brexit preparedness on 8th October.  View >  View >  View >

The Cabinet Office outlined the next phase for the ‘Get ready for Brexit’ campaign. View >



Updated UK No-deal Brexit guidance:



  • Manufacture and marketing of fertilisers  View >
  • Importing and exporting of fish  View >  View >
  • Food Standards, labelling and composition  View >
  • Meat and dairy import and export flowcharts  View >
  • Import and export on plants and plant products  View >



  • Supplying medicines and medical devices  View >



  • International agreements   View >



  • Expectations for firms   View >




Delivering services in the following countries: Austria > Belgium > Bulgaria > Croatia > Cyprus > Czech Republic > Denmark >Estonia > Finland > France > Germany > Greece >Italy >Hungary > Iceland > Latvia >

Liechtenstein > Lithuania >Luxembourg > Malta >  Norway >Poland > Portugal >Spain >Slovakia > Slovenia >Sweden >Switzerland >


UK trade developments: Trade Secretary Liz Truss has made a speech to the World Trade Organisation. View > View >

Commonwealth trade ministers have also met and agreed to resist all forms of protectionism. View >

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