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The National Pig Association (NPA) says pig farmers could see their businesses decimated by cheap imports if the government presses on with a free-trade agenda once the UK leaves the European Union. The organisation asserts that, with EU import tariffs currently set at £4.50/kg for imported pig carcasses and even more for cuts, any move to significantly reduce them under new trade deals would “open the door to large volumes of lower standard pigmeat” from third countries. See also: Farming […]
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