McKinney optimistic about US-UK trade


By Amie Simpson, Brownfield

October 12, 2020


USDA Undersecretary Ted McKinney says he is optimistic the United Kingdom wants a trade deal as the US and UK enter a fifth round of trade talks.


“We all know that the heavy lift comes at the end (of trade talks), but we remain optimistic the UK truly wants a deal,” he says. “…So, we’re optimistic but we have yet to see what the final stage would be.”


He says animal welfare standards are still a top priority for the UK.


I believe our standards are very little different...