United Kingdom will impose a ‘tariff’ on Spanish oranges and lemons

Valencian oranges | Cordon Press The United Kingdom is outlining the new regulations that will come into force once the term of exit from the European Union expires. The Boris Johnson government is working on developing specific tariffs for each product from the EU. Previously, the Executive announced a tariff of 16% for mandarins from any country in the Eurozone and 3.2% for oranges. However, the latest news indicates that the customs rates for clementines will be 16%, but in the case of oranges they will vary between 2 and 10% depending on the time of year in which we are. The maximum rate is expected to be that prevailing during the campaign, that is, from November 1 to April 30. As for lemons, the rate will be 6% all year. In addition to these products, London is working to announce new tariffs on other food grown in EU countries. In the case of vegetables such as tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, etc. Customs fees will vary between 8 and 14% depending on the time of year. The idea of ​​the United Kingdom is to apply the high tariffs in times of greater importation to the country. In principle, all these rates will come into effect on January 1, but another agreement is reached that modifies the situation between both sides. At the moment, what prevails among British importers is the uncertainty when it comes to signing agreements and programs with EU producers. The new tariff plan would enter into force in less than six months, but they consider that there is still a lot of room for maneuver and there may even be a further extension of the deadlines to negotiate a broader agreement between Brussels and London. Also against wine, ham and oil A few weeks ago, the Executive also announced tariffs against two typically Spanish products: ham and Rioja wine. For the first, the rate would be 73 euros per 100 kilos, it is six times more than Theresa May wanted to apply. But, as if this were not enough, the cost of importing wine will be 10.9 euros per hectoliter if it is less than 13 degrees, 13.1 euros if it is up to 15 degrees and 28.4 euros for the hectoliter of cava. Spanish. They also prepare a rate of 111 euros for every 100 liters of virgin olive oil. Share Send Send Flipe Tweet Share Menéalo Pinear Print Send