Brexit Briefing: Food and Farming

Subsidies and Trade

Food and Farming
Risks & Opportunities

7 December 2016, by Ian Bailey

Navigating through the complexity of the post Brexit landscape


The threats and opportunities to UK agriculture and the food supply chain of leaving the EU are probably higher than in any other industry. There are likely to be changes in the supply and demand (both quantity and source) of many agricultural goods and these factors will affect price.

The headline figures for the potential loss to agriculture from subsidies and trade are similar but our analysis suggests that the impact of changes to trade agreements could be far more significant than changes to the existing agricultural subsidy.



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Food and Farming: Subsidies and Trade

The impact on the farming sector of leaving the EU is likely to be high


Key contacts

Ian Bailey

Ian Bailey

Rural Research

Margaret Street

+44 (0) 207 299 3099


Philip Gready

Philip Gready

Executive Director
Rural, Energy & Projects Division

Margaret Street

+44 (0) 20 3107 5470


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