Report Brexit What Happens Next Thread ---multiple merged threads. in House prices and the economy Posted October 21 1 hour ago, slawek said: Many professional qualifications are automatically recognised by the EU law. Others are recognised by the law of members states. This deal has no real impact on the UK economy. Farmers are not happy about it. "The deal may boost New Zealand’s GDP by $970m or around 0.3%. However, last year’s analysis by the UK government found that its effect on Britain’s GDP would probably have “limited effect … in the long run” – being between a positive growth of 0.01% or negative growth of -0.01%." "Minette Batters, the National Farmers Union president, said it would open the country’s doors to “significant extra volumes of imported food – whether or not produced to our own high standards – while securing almost nothing in return for UK farmers”." https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/oct/20/uk-strikes-trade-deal-with-new-zealand-but-it-may-add-nothing-to-gdp why even bother wasting time and money to negotiate such a deal?