Happy Brexit Day, page-41

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    and this is what our agricultural industry thinks about the EU

    AgForce Queensland chief executive Michael Guerin said the EU’s heavily protected and subsidised beef industry – which is largely a by-product of their dairy industry – was severely curtailing export opportunities for Australia’s cattle producers, who don’t enjoy the same benefits.“Today, I stood shoulder-to-shoulder with the National Farmers Federation to tell the Federal Government that enough is enough, that this completely lopsided and unfair playing field with the EU has to be levelled,” Mr Guerin said.“The EU is one of the biggest producers and largest consumers of red meat, but the fact their industry enjoys heavy subsidies and import protections gives them an incredibly unfair advantage.“This international injustice has been hurting Queensland’s beef industry for decades.
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