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There is growing pressure to establish new sheep and beef markets in light of potential trade risks from a hard Brexit.
The number of sheep imported south for direct slaughter in 2016 reached 394,298 head with a weakening in sterling improving the attractiveness of northern sheep.
By Darren Carty on 10 January 2017
Speaking at the Bord Bia marketing seminar in Naas on Friday Brendan Gleeson from the Department of Agriculture said the next step in accessing the Chinese market is a visit expected later this year.
By Phelim O'Neill on 08 January 2017
A review and outlook of the global beef and sheepmeat markets presented at the Bord Bia marketing seminar on Friday showed some positive signs.
By Darren Carty on 06 January 2017