No-Deal Brexit May See 90% Collapse in Irish Beef and Cheese Exports

A study of the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the EU’s agri-food industry has claimed that beef and cheese exports from Ireland to the UK could collapse by up to 90% with the loss of over 3,500 jobs.

The report by a food industry organisation says cheese exports to the UK could fall by 89%, while beef and other meats would fall by 88% and 76% respectively.

Revenues for the beef sector could fall by €732 million, with a fall of €325 million for the cheese sector.

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