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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

Will Irish Slaughter Deal Affect Competition?

The European Commission’s competition authority has given the go-ahead to the deal that will see the leading Irish beef processor ABP take a 50 per cent stake in Slaney Foods. … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Competition Commission Slams Pakistan Meat Sector

The Competition Commission of Pakistan has called for a public-private partnership to run the government slaughterhouses in a bid to increase efficiency and quality of the meat produced. The CCP … Continue reading

September 2, 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