Australia knocks UK Brexit trade plan


Australia has criticised the UK’s post-Brexit trade plans to split quotas of food imports from around the world

EU rules allow for a certain amount of goods to be brought in from countries outside of the Union without charging full tariffs

After Brexit, the UK and EU want to split these quotas, based on where the goods are mostly consumed.

Fruits 2b AFP Getty Images LLLLBut Australian trade minister Steven Ciobo said it would impose unacceptable restrictions on their exports.

He told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “The point is that you have a choice about where you place your quota at the…

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