The value of EU agri-food exports in January 2019 increased for the 4th year in a row to reach a new record level of €11.2 billion. Agri-food imports also grew to a record of €10.8 billion, leading to the monthly trade value topping €22 billion, compared to €21 billion in January 2018. These are the main findings from the latest monthly trade report published by the European Commission.
” I will start with Brexit. Today Prime Minister May informed the leaders about the difficulties with ratifying the deal in London and asked for further assurances that would, in her view, unlock the ratification process in the House of Commons. “