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Exports to BRIC Countries Beat Brexit Blues

With fears mounting over the ability of the UK to negotiate free trade deals after it leaves the European Union, the ability to negotiate individual independent trade deals appears to … Continue reading

December 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Russia Hits Back at WTO Ruling over Pork Import Ban

The World Trade Organization has found Russia guilty of breaching global trading rules by banning imports of EU pig meat and pig products because of the outbreak of African swine … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

How Will Agriculture Be Affected by Review on Antibiotic Use?

Reducing the unnecessary use of antibiotics in agriculture globally is one of the main conclusions in the O’Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance published last week. The report lays down 10 … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

How are Farmers Dealing with Biosecurity?

Animal health and welfare are key in good livestock farming. Improved biosecurity aims to safeguard and even improve animal health. Biosecurity measures are based on the principle of avoiding direct … Continue reading

May 17, 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