What does Brexit mean
for the Falkland Islands?

With the UK expected to leave the EU on 31 January 2020, a good deal for the Falkland Islands is essential to ensure our economic security and self-sufficiency.

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Why is the EU important to the Falkland Islands?

Given the significance of the EU as a destination for Falkland Islands meat and fishery products, it is vitally important that current tariff and quota free access to EU markets is retained.  Anything less would have a detrimental impact on the Falkland Islands’ economy and government revenues, damaging the Government’s ability to deliver essential public services and to invest in critical infrastructure for the future growth of the Falkland Islands.

Who or what are the Falkland Islands?

The Falkland Islands are a self-governed and economically independent British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic, 400 miles (483 km) from the South American mainland and 850 miles (1,365 km) north of the Antarctic Circle.

Unique islands

The Falkland Islands is a self-sufficient country with a long history and unique culture. A good deal Brexit is vital to ensure our future growth and to maintain our right to self-determination, enshrined in international law.

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