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Agricultural Trade Balance Shifting to Developing Countries

The balance of global agricultural trade is continuing to shift from the developed blocs to developing countries. The latest World Trade Statistics Review published by the World Trade Organisation shows … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

EU Global Leader in Agri-food Exports

The European Union is the global leader in exports pf agricultural produce and food. According to the latest annual report on the EU’s agri-food trade, over the last year these … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Could Global Milk Prices Be Rising?

Global milk supply is expected to grow by 1.5 per cent this year, while demand growth is expected to exceed the rise in supplies according to researchers at the International … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Uncertainty Hangs over Future of Pesticide Glyphosate

A critical meeting has been called for the EU Plants Animals Food and Feed Committee to discuss the future of the controversial pesticide, glyphosate. Concerns have been raised by farmers … Continue reading

June 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Quickly Can Russia’s Poultry Meat Production Grow?

Russia could be heading towards self-sufficiency in poultry meat production more quickly than anticipated. Latest figures from the Russian statistical office and the Russian Agriculture Ministry show that production of … Continue reading

May 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

What Will CAP Look Like After 2020?

The Common Agricultural Policy could become more concerned with social issues, innovation and greening after 2020. The current reforms to the CAP introduced in 2013 run up to 202 and … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Is Russia Nearing Self-sufficiency in Meat?

How far has Russia come down the road to self-sufficiency in the meat sector? The government has declared the aim of not relying on meat imports to sustain the market … Continue reading

May 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Global Corn Soy Production Growing – Wheat Falling

Latest forecasts from the USDA predict that the US, Argentina, South Africa and the EU are all expected to have larger crops of maize this year. This growth in production … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Could Danes Tax Beef over Emissions?

Taxation is becoming the new way of blocking or reducing aspects of diet that are considered dangerous or an ethical or environmental risk. A few years ago, the Danish government … Continue reading

May 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Russia Slams Europe for Stance over African Swine Fever

The deadlock between Russia and the European Union over the possible reopening of the pig meat trade banned because of the outbreak of African swine fever in the Baltic states … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment