Import Displacement

AHDB Dairy are writing a number of articles looking at the possibilities for displacing imports for key dairy products. These articles will cover topics such as; current trade balances, processing capacity, the potential of import tariffs etc. as we go through the Brexit process.

Overview - the opportunity for import displacement

Cheddar – the opportunity for import displacement

Yoghurt – the opportunity for import displacement

Infant milk formula – the opportunity for import displacement

Butter – the opportunity for import displacement

There is a range of scenarios that could impact UK agriculture, and with Brexit negotiations just starting, it is still too early to know what deal will be agreed. If WTO or similar tariffs are applied to both UK imports and exports, one thing for certain is that the trade balance will change. Regardless of the Brexit trade deal, the key remains cost-effectiveness across the supply chain in order to compete for whatever opportunities arise.

AHDB has published a number of Horizon reports that are available for download.