Brexit: food prices and availability Contents

Appendix 3: Glossary

AGRI Committee

The European Parliament’s Agriculture and Rural Development Committee

BRC

British Retail Consortium

CHIEF

Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight. A computer system used to record customs declarations

Defra

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

EEA

European Economic Area. The area in which the EU Single Market operates, which includes Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway as well as EU countries

FTA

Free trade agreement

MFN tariff

Most-favoured-nation tariff. The standard tariff a country will impose on other WTO countries

NFU

National Farmers’ Union

TRQ

Tariff rate quota. The quota up to which a product will be subject to a lower tariff than would normally be applied

WTO

World Trade Organization





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