Brexit - agricultural sectors: analysis of impacts

This research assesses the impacts of different potential outcomes beyond the end of the EU transition period on key Scottish agricultural sectors. The work combines trade-model and farm-level analysis supplemented by industry interviews and desk-based research.

10. Acronyms and Abbreviations

ABC Agricultural Budgeting and Costing (Book)

AEO Authorised Economic Operator (a quality mark that shows your role in the international supply chain is secure and your customs controls and procedures are efficient and meet EU standards)

AFBI Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute

AHDB Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

APHA Animal and Plant Health Agency

ASF African Swine Fever

AVE Ad-Valorem Equivalent

BCP Border Control Post (Previously called Border Inspection Post (BIP))

CET Common External Tariff

CETA Canadian, European Trade Agreement

CAP Common Agricultural Policy (of the EU)

CVED Common Veterinarian Entrance Document

DEFRA Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DPE Designated Port of Entry

ECB European Central Bank

EEA European Economic Area

EEC European Economic Community

EHC Export Health Certificate

EU European Union

EORI European Operator Registration and Identification Scheme (an EORI number is required to trade goods with countries outside the EU)

ESRC Economic and Social Research Council

FAPRI Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (economic model)

FBI Farm Business Income

FTA Free Trade Agreement

GB Great Britain

GDP Gross Domestic Product

GVA Gross Value Added

HMRC Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs government-department

HS Harmonised System

HTS Harmonized Tariff Schedule (used by the US)

IPAFFS Import of Products, Animals, Food and Feed System

JIT Just-in-Time

LoLo Lift-on, Lift-off

MFN Most Favoured Nation

MRA Mutual Recognition Agreement

NI Northern Ireland

NCH National Clearance Hub

NFUS National Farmers' Union, Scotland

NTB Non-Tariff Barrier

NTM Non-Tariff Measure

NZ New Zealand

OECD Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

OSR Oilseed rape

PHA Port Health Authorities

POAO Products of Animal Origin

QMS Quality Meat Scotland

ROI Republic of Ireland

RoO Rules of Origin

RoRo Roll-on, Roll-off

ROW Rest of World

SASA Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture

SAWS Seasonal Agricultural Workers' Scheme

SPS Sanitary and Phytosanitary (Measures)

SSG Special Safe-Guard

TBT Technical Barriers to Trade

TIFF Total Income from Farming

ToR Terms of Reference

TRACES Trade Control and Expert System (vet certification tool used by the EU to control the import and export of live animals and animal products within and without its borders)

TRQ Tariff Rate Quota

TSS Trader Support Service

UK United Kingdom

UKGT UK Global Tariff

UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

UN FAO Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (UN)

US United States (of America)

USITC United States International Trade Commission

UTL Unilateral Trade Liberalisation

WTO World Trade Organisation

WUR Wageningen University and Research



Back to top