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Brexit legal advice: No way out of the backstop without a trade deal

By on September 4, 2021

first_img Owen Bennett The advice, published today after a battle in Parliament, reveals the Attorney General Geoffrey Cox believes the only way out of the backstop is with a trade deal.Cox warns that even if talks between the UK and EU break down, it would be difficult to convince a proposed arbitration panel of alternative ways of keeping the border invisible.The letter, sent to the Prime Minister on November 13, reads: “The current drafting of the Protocol, including Article 19, does not provide for a mechanism that is likely to enable the UK lawfully to exit the UK wide customs union without a subsequent agreement.”This remains the case even if parties are still negotiating many years later, and if the parties believe that talks have clearly broken down and there is no prospect of a future relationship agreement.”The resolution of such a stalemate would have to be political.” In a paragraph likely to enrage the DUP, which theoretically props up Theresa May’s government, Cox set out the true implications of the backstop agreement on the relationship between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.He wrote: “The implications of NI remaining in the EU Single Market for Goods, while GB is not, is that for regulatory purposes GB is essentially treated as a third country by NI for goods passing from GB into NI. This means regulatory checks would have to take place between NI and GB, normally at airports or ports, although the EU now accepts that many of these could be conducted away from the border.”DUP MP Nigel Dodds, who leads his party in Westminster, described the legal advice as “devastating”.Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer, who led the charge to get the advice made public in spite of claims it was not in the public interest, said: “All this advice reveals is the central weaknesses in the Government’s deal.” Tags: Brexit Brexit legal advice: No way out of the backstop without a trade deal The UK will be locked in a customs union with the EU even if other ways of avoiding a hard border with Ireland are found, according to the government’s top lawyer.The secret legal advice given by the Attorney General to the Cabinet on the proposed Brexit deal makes it clear the UK would struggle to end the backstop plan using “alternative arrangements”. Wednesday 5 December 2018 12:00 pm Share whatsapp whatsapplast_img read more

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Europe’s development banks lured into new Canary Wharf HQ

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first_imgRead more: Citigroup in talks to buy £1.2bn Canary Wharf headquartersWith plans for a new 5m square feet regeneration project aimed at attracting a larger number of tech jobs than in the entire city of Cambridge, the group has also been looking to attract more technology and creative industry tenants into the district. Read more: Working Lunch: We dig into the rhubarb crumble at PlateauWith plans to move to Canary Wharf in 2022, the EBRD will occupy the top 13 floors of the 24-storey building, which is currently under development, on a long lease.Sir George Iacobescu, chairman and chief executive of Canary Wharf Group, said: “We are delighted EBRD has chosen Canary Wharf for its new headquarters. The move is testament to the quality of our building, which will be one of the most efficient and sustainable in the UK and to the amenities and environment EBRD employees will enjoy at Canary Wharf. We are looking forward to welcoming EBRD to Canary Wharf which is increasingly a destination for people to work, live and relax.”The coup for Canary Wharf Group comes amid its high-profile court battle with the European Medicines Agency (EMA), which has been trying to cancel its £550m long-term lease to move to Amsterdam post-Brexit.Dan Bayley, senior director of Central London office leasing at BNP Paribas Real Estate, which advised EBRD on the deal, said: “1-5 Bank Street is the largest letting deal in Canary Wharf since 2016 as well as the biggest new letting by Canary Wharf Group for over 10 years. With the current political uncertainty, this is a great vote of confidence in London, demonstrating that our capital remains resilient and an attractive place for organisations and businesses.” Sebastian McCarthy whatsapp Wednesday 1 May 2019 4:28 pm Share More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgLA news reporter doesn’t seem to recognize actor Mark Currythegrio.comcenter_img whatsapp Europe’s development banks lured into new Canary Wharf HQ Tags: Trading Archive Canary Wharf landed a major financial tenant today, as Europe’s development bank shifted its new HQ to the business district in a post-Brexit commitment to the capital.The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is set to take more than 360,000 square feet (sq ft) at 1-5 Bank Street, moving its headquarters from Exchange Square in the City of London.last_img read more

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Conservatives and Labour battle over election spending pledges

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first_imgHe accused Labour and the Tories of engaging in a “battle to splash the cash”. The Conservatives claim that a Labour government would spend an additional £1.2 trillion over a five-year term, citing the cost of Labour’s 2017 manifesto as well as policies passed by the party in subsequent party conferences. More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comUK teen died on school trip after teachers allegedly refused her pleasnypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.com980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comMatt Gaetz swindled by ‘malicious actors’ in $155K boat sale boondogglenypost.com whatsapp The Conservatives have sparked a furious political row with Labour over claims that a Jeremy Corbyn government would splurge over £1 trillion on its policy pledges. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the Tory attack was “fake news” while government ministers came unstuck amid questions about their own spending commitments. Javid said Labour’s plans would “lead to an economic crisis within months”. The Conservatives have pledged to end austerity after the election with spending promises of an extra £20bn a year on capital projects, and an extra £7bn and £34bn for the education and health budgets respectively over the next three years. With economic policy set to take centre-stage during the campaign, Conservative strategists believe Labour is vulnerable to the charge that its policies would “bankrupt the country.” Javid also refused to give away further details of the Conservatives’ spending plans, telling  the BBC: “I’m not going to get into individual policies today.” He said: “I’m not going to bandy around figures” and said the manifesto would be costed when it was finalised. Sunday 10 November 2019 9:23 pm Read more: Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn to go face-to-face in BBC debate center_img Read more: Sajid Javid confirms new fiscal rules Reports emerged yesterday that voters may be treated to a televised head-to-head debate between Javid and McDonnell. Conservatives and Labour battle over election spending pledges The Liberal Democrats’ treasury spokesperson Ed Davey said both parties’ costings need to be scrutinised by the Office for Budget Responsibility. McDonnell said the analysis was “an incompetent mish-mash of debunked estimates and bad maths cooked up because they know Labour’s plans for real change are popular.” Stefan Boscia Business minister Kwasi Kwarteng was asked yesterday by Sky News how much the Tories would spend if they won the 12 December election. The two sides are apparently wrangling over the details. Labour, meanwhile, has pledged to double net capital spending to £100bn a year. Chancellor Sajid Javid has also vowed to ramp up public spending but refused yesterday to put a precise figure on the costs. Share whatsapplast_img read more

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New Look adds to regeneration of east end of Oxford Street

By on July 13, 2021

first_img Express KCS whatsapp Wednesday 4 March 2015 8:41 pm FASHION retailer New Look is to open a flagship store at the east end of Oxford Street, helping to drive further change at the notoriously dowdy end of London’s largest shopping street.Property firm Great Portland Estates said yesterday that it has pre-let a third of its huge 90,500 square feet development at 73-89 Oxford Street to New Look on a 20 year-lease.The retailer has agreed to pay £3.65m a year after a 12-month rent-free period and will occupy 31,800 square feet on the basement, ground, first and second floors. Work on the scheme, opposite the Dean Street entrance to the Tottenham Court Road Crossrail station, began earlier this year and is expected to be completed in April 2017. The east end of Oxford Street is undergoing a major facelift ahead of the arrival of Crossrail in 2018. Primark opened a four-storey shop in 2012, while Zara is also planning to open a flagship store nearby. Centre Point tower is also being refurbished and fitted with luxury apartments. by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMoneyPailShe Was A Star, Now She Works In ScottsdaleMoneyPailMaternity WeekA Letter From The Devil Written By A Possessed Nun In 1676 Has Been TranslatedMaternity Weekzenherald.com20 Rules Genghis Khan’s Army Had To Live Byzenherald.comForbesThese 10 Colleges Have Produced The Most Billionaire AlumniForbesMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesComedyAbandoned Submarines Floating Around the WorldComedyNoteableyKirstie Alley Is So Skinny Now And Looks Like A BarbieNoteableyDefinitionThe Most Famous Movie Filmed In Every U.S. StateDefinitionGameday NewsNBA Wife Turns Heads Wherever She GoesGameday News Sharecenter_img New Look adds to regeneration of east end of Oxford Street More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgKamala Harris keeps list of reporters who don’t ‘understand’ her: reportnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.org Show Comments ▼ whatsapp Tags: Christo Wiese New Look Peoplelast_img read more

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40 Trillion Won Needed for North Korea Reform & Development

By on June 19, 2021

first_img [imText1]An report estimated that it would cost North Korea 39.7 trillion won (approx. US$ 42.7 billions) during the first 14 years of reform and development. A report released on the 9th by Managing Director Kim Won Bae and fellow associates of the Northeast Asian Regional Development Center for the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements, analyzed the costs required by North Korea to commence essential reform based on agreements made to the resolution of North Korea’s nuclear issues. On an optimistic premise that North Korea and foreign diplomatic relations normalize and that proactive reform and development policies are implemented, the report forecasted that the North Korean economy would rapidly grow similar to China and Vietnam. Contrastingly, if reform policies remained passive and the normalization of foreign relations delayed, the report predicted that the country would be unable to escape from the adverse state. The report estimated that a minimum of 23.7 trillion won and maximum 39.7 trillion won would be needed for investments, if active reform were to take place. Retrospectively, if reform were to take a slow stance, then approximately 11.5~26.4 trillion won would be needed. For every 1 trillion won North Korea invested in construction, the report claimed that it would gain approximately 2.7 trillion won. If South Korea were to invest 1 trillion won in North Korea, then the affect would be a little less with a profit of 2.5 trillion won. Furthermore, if North Korea development was based on South-North cooperation, then South Korea would have the burden of supporting North Korea 319~698 billion won annually during the first phase (2007~2011), and then an additional 1.29~1.95 trillion won during the second phase (2012~2020). If the international community became involved, South Korea would only need to support 336~515 billion won annually in the first phase and 651 billion won to 1.11 trillion won during the second. The report also claimed that the direction of the development on the Korean Peninsula should be based on cooperation between South and North Korea with the possibility of transferring this support to neighboring countries. Further, basic facilities managed by South-North Korea cooperation would be supervised into three industries and development around the border locations currently separating South and North Korea would be managed by North Korea. This would extend to raw materials and production also. Mr. Kim who was in charge of the research project said, “Already, cooperation between the South and the North is accurately and effectively taking precedence over the North Korea issue within the international community” and added, “North Korea, the Korean Peninsula, nations interested in understanding North Korea and the international community must join to destroy North Korea’s nuclear development, support the North Korean economy and help solve its issues.” There are signs that North Korea is running into serious difficulties with its corn harvest News Facebook Twitter By Park Hyun Min – 2007.04.11 3:39pm News SHARE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img 40 Trillion Won Needed for North Korea Reform & Development Entire border patrol unit in North Hamgyong Province placed into quarantine following “paratyphoid” outbreak AvatarPark Hyun Min News News North Korea tries to accelerate building of walls and fences along border with Chinalast_img read more

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Unprecedented year sets records for investment bankers

By on June 18, 2021

first_img Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Not only was this the strongest year on record for bankers, but the three largest quarters for banking fees all occurred last year.The second quarter of 2020 led the way, setting the all-time fee record for a single quarter at US$35.7 billion.Both debt and equity underwriting fees hit record levels in 2020.Debt revenues rose 25% year over year, and equity fees jumped by 78%, “bolstered by a resurgent market for IPOs and record follow-on and convertible bond issuance,” Refinitiv said.The strength in underwriting fees was tempered by a 4% decline in M&A advisory fees, and an 8% drop in syndicated lending revenues, the firm reported.The financial sector was the biggest contributor to investment banking fees, representing 29% of global revenues (US$37.0 billion), which was up 13% from a year ago.The industrials and tech sectors ranked second and third, respectively, at US$13.4 billion and US$11.3 billion, both up by around 30% from the previous year.While the investment banking fee pie grew considerably last year, it was also increasingly concentrated. Refinitiv reported that the top five firms in the world increased their combined wallet share by 2.3 percentage points to 30%.JP Morgan remained atop the industry league tables, generating US$9.2 billion in global fees (representing a 7.2% market share).Goldman Sachs ranked second, with an estimated 6.5% of global share. BofA Securities placed third, followed by Morgan Stanley and Citi.RBC Capital Markets remained the top-ranked Canadian firm, but it slipped to 14th place in Refinitiv’s overall rankings from 10th place last year. SPAC deals reach record levels: Refinitiv Wall Street Bull bronze sculpture in the Financial District in Manhattan palinchak/123RF Related news Keywords UnderwritingCompanies Citigroup Global Markets, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., RBC Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co. The IPO market is booming Alongside 2020’s bumper crop of equity and debt offerings, investment banking fees also hit all-time highs, according to new data from Refinitiv.The firm reported that global investment banking fees rose by 18% last year to US$127.5 billion. James Langton Share this article and your comments with peers on social media Sustainable bond issuance set record in Q1: Moody’slast_img read more

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Cork Mobile Bottling Open House & Paso Robles Chamber Ribbon Cutting…

By on June 13, 2021

first_imgPinterest Email Facebook Home Industry News Releases Cork Mobile Bottling Open House & Paso Robles Chamber Ribbon Cutting CeremonyIndustry News ReleasesWine BusinessCork Mobile Bottling Open House & Paso Robles Chamber Ribbon Cutting CeremonyBy Press Release – October 29, 2018 99 0 Share AdvertisementCork Mobile Bottling had their open house in Atascadero today. Paso Robles Chamber representatives were on site for the Ribbon Cutting ceremony, welcoming Cork Mobile Bottling into the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce.Cork Mobile Bottling takes great pride in customer service, high-end bottling equipment, and cleanliness. Our technology-advanced equipment has been carefully selected to accommodate a variety of packages with minimal impact on the wine as well as a small footprint on the winery.The machine bottles 200 cases per hour about 1,600 cases a day.Cork Mobile Bottling seeks to give back to the community both locally and globally. They are partnered with ECHO Homeless Services and Must Charities to give back to the local community.Thank you to all that came out to show their support.For more information on our bottling operation go to corkmobilebottling.comAdvertisement Twitter TAGSCork Mobile Bottling Linkedin ReddIt Previous articleMore natural winemaking methods offer additive-free solutions for winemakers as demand for transparency on all foods and beverages continues to growNext articleHarvest Report from Sonoma County Winegrowers Press Releaselast_img read more

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Santa Monica Adjusts Service Hours as Nation Celebrates Inauguration Day

By on June 11, 2021

first_imgHomeBriefsSanta Monica Adjusts Service Hours as Nation Celebrates Inauguration Day Jan. 20, 2021 at 5:00 amBriefsNewsSanta Monica Adjusts Service Hours as Nation Celebrates Inauguration DayGuest Author5 months agobriefs On Wednesday, January 20, the City of Santa Monica will adjust service hours as the nation celebrates Inauguration Day. Service changes include:The Santa Monica Pier will be closed.The Downtown Farmers Market hours will be adjusted to 7:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.Santa Monica Public Library curbside service will be suspended for the day at all locations.Planning Commission will air live on YouTube and not City TV, Channel 16. The meeting will be broadcast on CityTV Channel 16 the following day, Thursday, January 21.Any other changes or adjustments to City service hours will be shared directly with community members who use those services.Interim Police Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks shared a video with the community about the Santa Monica Police Department’s precautionary preparations and increased staffing for the Inauguration period, which is now underway.The City thanks the community for their understanding and flexibility as we proceed prudently in light of recent events in our nation’s Capitol. For emergency updates sent directly to your phone, please sign up for SM Alerts at www.santamonica.gov/alerts.Submitted by Constance Farrell, Public Information OfficerTags :briefsshare on Facebookshare on Twitteradd a commentA new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with casesCurious City – HAPPY INAUGURATION DAY!You Might Also LikeFeaturedNewsBobadilla rejects Santa Monica City Manager positionMatthew Hall5 hours agoBriefsLos Angeles Sheriff’s deputy accused of destroying evidence of 2019 assaultAssociated Press9 hours agoBriefsCalifornia State Treasurer Fiona Ma to Speak at Online Santa Monica College Commencement Ceremony June 25Guest Author9 hours agoNewsCouncil picks new City ManagerBrennon Dixson16 hours agoFeaturedNewsProtesting parents and Snapchat remain in disagreement over child protection policiesClara Harter16 hours agoFeaturedNewsDowntown grocery to become mixed use developmenteditor16 hours agolast_img read more

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Prosecutors: Murder Suspect Threatened Victim Hours Before Pushing Him Off Bridge

By on May 27, 2021

first_imgWas it an accident or was it murder?That’s the question posed to a Kalispell jury this week as Cecil Thomas Rice stands trial for the April death of Anthony Walthers. Rice, 26, is accused of shoving Walthers, 34, into the Flathead River east of Kalispell after Walthers allegedly made an inappropriate comment about the defendant’s wife, Heather Meeker.A jury was selected and attorneys for the state and the defendant made opening remarks on Dec. 4 before Flathead County District Court Judge Dan Wilson. The trial is expected to last three days.During her opening remarks, Flathead County Deputy Attorney Alison Howard said that just an hour before Walthers drowned in the fast-moving Flathead River, Rice threatened to shove the man off a bridge.“Anthony was running his mouth about the defendant’s wife and the defendant snapped, shoving him off a bridge into the icy river below,” Howard said.But during his opening remarks, defense attorney Steven Scott told the jury that Walthers’ death was an accident. According to Scott and witnesses, Walthers was intoxicated the day of his death. Scott said Walthers simply lost his balance and Rice was trying to prevent him from falling off the bridge.“Cecil Rice tried to grab Anthony and stop him from falling,” Scott said. “This was an accident.”According to court records and witnesses, Rice, Walthers, Meeker and Cody Robinson were all homeless at the time of the death and had gone to the Holt Stage Road bridge, known to locals as the Old Steel Bridge, on April 26 to smoke marijuana. While there, Rice allegedly shoved Walthers off the bridge and walked back to his car with Robinson and Meeker. As they left the scene, Rice instructed Meeker, his wife for nearly a decade and the woman with whom he has three children, to throw a bag that he thought was Walthers’ out the window.The following morning, Robinson told police Rice shoved Walthers off the bridge. Rice and Meeker were arrested on April 27. Rice was charged with deliberate homicide and Meeker was charged with tampering with evidence. Rice and Meeker have pleaded not guilty to the charges.On the first day of the trial, the jury heard from five witnesses, including Meeker and Robinson. Meeker testified that Walthers had been drinking on April 26 and was being flirtatious with her in front of Rice. After eating dinner at a local church, Rice, Walthers, Meeker and Robinson all drove to the river. Robinson testified that he heard Rice threaten to throw Walthers off a bridge at dinner and on the drive over but that he initially thought it was a joke.Meeker and Robinson both testified that all four people were on the bridge when they heard a scuffle and then a splash. They both said that when they turned around, Walthers was in the river and Rice was briskly walking back to his car. Meeker testified that Rice later joked with others about shoving Walthers off the bridge.“It seemed like everyone was in a really good mood, laughing and having a good time,” Robinson testified. “And then all the sudden Cecil grabbed Anthony and shoved him off the bridge.”The trial will resume on Tuesday. Stay Connected with the Daily Roundup. Sign up for our newsletter and get the best of the Beacon delivered every day to your inbox. Emaillast_img read more

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Smaller crop and growing domestic appetite ease China tariff pain for US cherry exports

By on May 25, 2021

first_img Weighed down by almost 50% tariffs, US cherry exports to China have fallen, but the pain for growers has been mitigated by a combination of lower volume and a resilient domestic market.However, for air freight operators this year’s cherry season has been a setback.US cherries took a heavy hit from the tariffs Beijing imposed on a number of US commodities, worth a total of $34bn.Having slapped a 15% tariff on top of the existing 10% in early April, the Chinese government implemented a second round on July 2, which added a further 25% to the tally. Chinese importers duly cut their orders: the volume of cherries shipped to China is down on last year as is the number of charters moving the stone fruit to this market, noted Chris Connell, senior vice-president, perishables at Commodity Forwarders.US exporters sat down with their Chinese clients and made efforts to tighten margins, but they still faced the prospect of selling their cherries at a significantly higher price to Chinese consumers, Mr Connell said.On top of that, they were experiencing delays as the Chinese authorities stepped up inspections of inbound shipments to enforce food safety regulations more stringently. These could add six to seven days to transit times, he added.The blow would have been harder if the cherry crop had been on a par with last year’s exports. Adverse weather conditions saw the California crop fall from 9.7m cases to about 3m this year, and the crop in Washington state fell from over 24m crates in 2017 to under 20m.But Mr Connell added: “It’s not a catastrophic problem. It’s a smaller crop, and the domestic market is taking more.”Growers have also tried to boost exports to other markets, notably Korea and Australia.“Korea has been a very strong market. It’s a more coveted market now than years ago,” said Mr Connell, while he noted that Europe had been less of a target, as it is well supplied with cherries from Turkey and Spain.Still, the diminished demand from China has been a problem. The country accounted for about 20% of US cherry exports last year – “difficult to replace. There is no single market that’s going to take away the pain,” Mr Connell commented.Cherries stand out owing to the sheer volume, but other US perishables are also facing headwinds from Chinese tariffs. US lobster shippers are worried. Last year China imported 55,500 tons, 7.4% more than in 2016.And US beef and pork exporters have to find alternative markets. In November, JD.com committed to buying $2bn worth of meat from the US over three years.China is not the only market where tariffs are raising barriers for US perishables. In response to Washington’s tariffs on steel and aluminium, Mexico reciprocated with levies on a range of goods including whiskey, pork and apples. The US neighbour took nearly 25% of US pork exports last year and was the destination for about 10% of the apple crop from Washington state, worth an estimated $200-250m.The impact on shipping patterns to Mexico may go some way to reflect the true impact of tariffs on perishables exports. Cherry exports to China have been burdened not only with a steep rise in tariffs but also higher airfreight rates, Mr Connell pointed out. © Jim Cottinghamcenter_img By Ian Putzger 30/07/2018last_img read more

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