The Prime Minister said his fellow world leaders have a “new impetus” to cut tariffs levied on imports of food.
Boris Johnson has backed reductions in food tariffs as a way of cutting the cost of living.
le premier ministre said his fellow world leaders have a “new impetus” to cut tariffs levied on imports of food.
Asked if the cost-of-living crisis is going to get worse before it gets better, M. Johnson a dit: “I wouldn’t want to put it in exactly that way.
“But what I would say is that it is going to continue to be an issue for a while.
“But I do think that we will find solutions.”
The Nato summit followed on the heels of the G7 gathering in Germany, attended by seven leading democracies.
“Look at the things we’re doing already to get food supplies going,” Mr Johnson said.
“Very interestingly at the G7, there’s a new impetus to cut food tariffs, (there is) 750 billion US dollars (£617 billion) worth of food tariffs around the world.
“Biden is now going to cut 178 billion dollars (£146 billion) valeur.
“That would be a good thing, including on pet food, d'ailleurs.
“We’ve got food tariffs we don’t need.”
Asked for examples, M. Johnson a dit: “Do we in the UK need to have tariffs on oranges?"
Il ajouta: “We don’t grow many bananas in the UK, I don’t think.”