Michael Creed says agri foods to be hit hardest by Brexit

Michael Creed says agri foods to be hit hardest by Brexit
Agriculture Minister Michael Creed

The Agriculture Minister says the agri-food sector will be hardest hit by Brexit.

Michael Creed has been speaking at an event in Cork today aimed at getting Ireland Brexit-ready.

Over 370 business representatives along with various state agencies were in attendance at Pairc Ui Chaoimh.

Minister Creed told C103 News the agri-food sector will be most affected by Britain's departure from the EU:

"We exported in 2017 about €5.5 billion worth of agri foods to the UK.

"What's not often understood is we are also the UK's biggest market," he added.

Digital Desk

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