Andrea Leadsom reveals food and drink export drive to boost economy



A plan to increase British food and drink exports around the world could boost the economy by almost £3 billion, the Environment Secretary has said.
Andrea Leadsom, who helped spearhead the Brexit campaign, announced a five-year "international action plan" setting out ways to tap into nine markets across 18 countries, including Japan, Australia and New Zealand and Latin America.
It includes an extra £185 million in exports of British products such as tea, jam and biscuits to Japan and an additional £293 million worth of exports to Australia and New Zealand to meet a growing demand... read more

 
18 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 21
Source: Belper News
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