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Australians are voicing disbelief at the UK acceptance of the trade ‘deal’. For the UK the only benefit is cheaper food coming at the expense of UK farms losing business. Rather than the ‘deal’ opening up new, foreign markets for UK businesses, this ‘deal’ appears to be opening up UK markets to foreign competition which will severely damage UK livelihoods.

Scottish economy suffers as UK trade deficit escalates

by Alex Porter, Economy EditorThe UK's trade deficit, which stood at £8.5bn in November 2010, rose to £9.2bn in December according to the Office...