Guest author for the TKE and agricultural trade expert Chris Horseman writes about bananas and Brexit. This article contemplates what the UK might do about its external trade regime after Brexit, and uses the example of bananas to illustrate some of the challenges.Read more
Chris Horseman is a freelance journalist and consultant with over 30 years of experience in professional publishing, and a deep knowledge of EU, UK and global agriculture and trade policy issues. A former Editorial Director with Informa Agribusiness Intelligence, Chris worked for a period of time at the European Commission before joining Informa. He has been monitoring European agricultural issues as a journalist and editor since joining Agra Europe as Brussels Correspondent in 1987. He took up a senior editorial position in Agra’s UK office in 1991, and was Editorial Director between 2006 and 2017.
His specialist areas include the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), agricultural trade policy and the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and rural development policy. Chris is a regular speaker and moderator at agricultural conferences and seminars, and has made numerous appearances on TV and radio news programmes.