Britain and Australia have agreed a trade deal after talks between their prime ministers ironed out outstanding issues, Australian Minister for Trade Dan Tehan said on Tuesday.
The UK government added that the deal eliminates tariffs on all British goods "in the first major trade deal negotiated from scratch" since the country left the EU.
Those arguments have rung hollow. Other deals have been rolled over from previous agreements.
"We also produce beef and lamb very sustainably".
The Farmers' Union of Wales (FUW) have also raised concerns about the deal.More news: Vaccine equity and tackling climate change top Anglican leaders' hopes for G7
Britain is Australia's eighth-largest trading partner, with two-way trade worth A$26.9 billion ($20.7 billion).
Johnson's office defended the deal, saying United Kingdom farmers would be protected by a cap on tariff-free imports for 15 years.
The deal, which is forecasted to boost U.K. GDP by a modest 0.02 percent over 15 years, has been a subject of concern for the agricultural sector, with British farmers warning that too much liberalization could set a risky precedent that would harm their industry.
Farmers are concerned that a tariff-free trade deal with Australia will cause "irreversible damage" to Welsh agriculture.
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'We have quite a lot of experience in that, we've been able to secure many of these arrangements, and of course you need to explain them to your populations but the ultimate explanation is jobs.
Mr Morrison, who also met with Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab yesterday, has previously spoken repeatedly of his ambition to honour the "special relationship" between the two countries and said it was pivotal in seeking a quick deal with the UK.
National Farmers' Federation president Fiona Simson says it's a welcome leap forward in Australia's market access. UK Parliament and devolved governments must have the opportunity to properly consider its ramifications.
"An FTA with Australia, and the way it has been agreed without proper industry consultation or scrutiny, sets a unsafe precedent for other free trade agreements, including those with other major farming and food producing nations such as New Zealand, Canada, Mexico and the United States", Mr Kennedy said. However, we have yet to be formally notified about the details of the deal.
"While an FTA could bring potential benefits to Wales, for example for a range of Welsh service providers, we have been clear throughout the negotiations that any trade deal must not disadvantage Welsh producers or compromise the high quality standards that are so important to us in Wales".More news: Ontario accelerating 2nd COVID-19 vaccine doses in hotspot areas
The industry body also claimed that the agreement in principle with Australia set "a unsafe precedent" for future free trade agreements (FTAs) with other major farming and food producing nations such as New Zealand, Canada and the US.