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Montevideo, March 25th 2019 - 08:20 UTC

Tag: Falkland Islands Meat Company (FIMCo)

  • Friday, March 22nd 2019 - 09:00 UTC

    The Falkland Islands states its position: Preparing for Brexit

    MLAs have had two objectives: to secure continued tariff and quota free trade with the EU27 and UK, and to ensure Falklands are as prepared as possible for any Brexit scenario

    On 23 June 2016, the people of the UK and Gibraltar voted by a majority to leave the European Union (EU). In this article the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) sets out what work has taken place since the referendum to prepare the Falkland Islands for Brexit.

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  • Friday, March 15th 2019 - 04:59 UTC

    Falklands Brexit impact still uncertain as 29 March looms

     MLA Teslyn Barkman said that regardless of the outcome of Brexit, Falklands will need to negotiate a future relationship with the EU independently of the UK

    The possible impact of Brexit on the Falklands is no nearer to gaining definition as UK MPs once again voted against a Brexit deal proposed by Theresa May, as well as voting against the possibility of leaving the European Union (EU) without any sort of deal.

  • Friday, July 6th 2018 - 08:43 UTC

    Brexit and the Falkland Islands: Potentially catastrophic?

    Fishing vessel in Falklands waters - In 2017 all loligo squid imported to Spain came from the Falklands

    Brexit could be “potentially catastrophic,” for the Falklands according to a recent UK newspaper article. And by all accounts it could have a serious impact if heavy tariffs were applied to goods exported from the Islands into the EU. But just how bad could it be?

  • Friday, February 2nd 2018 - 20:00 UTC

    Falklands Meat Company renovated including a new business manager

    FIMCo identified a number of business and technical issues that needed addressing to improve the profitability of the Company

    The Falkland Islands Meat Company (FIMCo) has announced the appointment of their new Business Improvement Manager. Michael Ledwith is to start this month on a new full-time contract, tasked with implementing change at the Sand Bay plant, “bringing peak performance through operational efficiency and productivity in the business,” according to information from FIMCo.