UK joins the International Grain Council after exiting the European Union

UK – After leaving the European Union, the United Kingdom has joined the International Grains Council (IGC), an intergovernmental organisation with the objective of furthering international cooperation in grains trade. The UK had been a member of the IGC as part of the EU, but in 2016 British voters chose to break away from the EU, a decision commonly referred to as Brexit. After several years of negotiations, the EU and UK reached a trade deal on Dec. 24 and the UK officially left the EU on Jan. 1. Its…

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