Opportunities and threats in EU trade deals
Phelim O'Neill
While an EU impact assessment on trade agreements shows that trade deals potentially benefit EU agri food overall, the meat, sugar and rice sectors are vulnerable.
25 February 2024 News
Post-Brexit UK agriculture policy sees farmers disillusioned
British farmers may not be protesting widely, but they are disillusioned with the present government.
23 February 2024 News
Record Australian lamb production
Australia's Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirms that 2023 was the year that Australian beef and sheep production returned to its full potential.
China shields European sheepmeat market
Growing demand from China absorbs Australian and New Zealand sheepmeat exports leaving less supplies for UK and EU markets.
21 February 2024 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from Philippines, Nigeria, Dubai and Spain.
21 February 2024 World
Increase in organic hectares doesn't relate to production or markets
Government funding is driving conversion to organic, but greater area doesn't necessarily relate to volume of output or markets.
18 February 2024 News
Slight fall in UK food price inflation
First monthly fall in UK food prices since September 2021, but food price inflation at 7% remains well ahead of general inflation at 4% in January.
16 February 2024 News
NZ beef makes mark in UK
New Zealand beef exports are considered the poor relation behind dairy and sheep meat, but they have potential in UK.
14 February 2024 News
Airport and agriculture should have same priority
Much has been said recently about the economic need to expand the airport, even if it causes higher emissions.
14 February 2024 News
Market Digest: stories from around the world
Brief news snippets from New Zealand, United States, Brazil and Britain.
14 February 2024 World
UK can be 'plan B' for Australian exports
After more than a decade of rapid growth, signs are that with a slowing economy, growth in demand for beef and sheep meat imports in China will level off this year
11 February 2024 News
China bought more but paid less in 2023
China's sheepmeat imports rebounded in 2023 and beef import volumes increased slightly, but values were well below what was paid in 2022.
9 February 2024 News