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Montevideo, October 20th 2021 - 01:21 UTC

Tag: Falkland export

  • Wednesday, June 2nd 2021 - 01:15 UTC

    Falklands publishes ‘prudent budget’ for 2021/22

    Roger Spink MLA said: We have like the rest of the world, experienced a significant financial impact as a result of the pandemic, nevertheless we are still delivering a surplus in the current year.

    The Falkland Islands Government yesterday published its budget for the upcoming financial year, describing it as a prudent budget that focuses on stability and continuity. The budget forecasts operating expenditure of £78.3m and revenues of £92.2m, as well as a capital programme totalling £53.5m for the upcoming financial year.

  • Friday, February 15th 2019 - 07:10 UTC

    Falkland Islands' Brexit costs considered in the House of Lords

    Lord Jones asked what assessment they had made of the Falklands’ EU exports, and the impact of World Trade Organization tariffs on Islands fisheries.

    The impact of Brexit on the Falkland Islands has been raised in the UK’s House of Lords, with Lib Dem Lord Nigel Jones tabling questions to the Foreign Office. Lord Jones asked the government what assessment they had made of the Falklands’ EU exports, and the impact of World Trade Organization tariffs on Islands fisheries.

  • Friday, January 20th 2017 - 11:34 UTC

    Falklands reacts and prepares for implications of Theresa May Brexit speech

    Lawmaker Michael Poole said MLAs had watched and read PM’s Brexit speech and “helpfully it provided more detail in relation to UK’s negotiating approach.”

    The United Kingdom's intention to leave the single market as outlined in Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech on Tuesday has generated some concerns for the Falkland Islands Government, but a Member of the Legislative Assembly indicated this week they are still confident all will be well for the Islands under post- 2019 arrangements.