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Irish beef sales to China bounce back
Declan O’Brien
Exports to the giant Asian market are still dwarfed by sales to Britain and the EU.
10 May 2024 News
Case of classical BSE detected in Scotland
There is no risk to human health as a result of this isolated case, the Scottish government has confirmed.
30 March 2024 News
Irish beef worth almost €600,000 exported to China
Some 165t of Irish beef was exported at a price of €3,616/t in January.
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
Irish beef back in China
Authorities in China have reallowed the entry of Irish beef into the Chinese market.
17 January 2024 News
China's ban on Irish beef now lifted
Irish beef can now be exported to China after the lifting of a ban in place since November 2023.
17 January 2024 News
Chinese premier's visit a 'great opportunity’ to end Irish beef ban
Head of the Ireland-Asia think-tank Asia Matters Martin Murray said that the resumption of Irish beef exports to China should be high on Leo Varadkar's agenda with premier Li Qiang this week.
15 January 2024 News
Eight decades of farming through the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal
Caitríona Morrissey looks back at the key farming and political developments documented in the pages of the Irish Farmers Journal since the first edition was published in 1948.
27 December 2023 News
Fallen animal collections resume after two weeks
It is understood that, in some cases, knackeries were facing price hikes of 60% from rendering companies, which they were reluctant to pay.
20 December 2023 News
Dead animal collections resume following State intervention
The Irish Farmers Journal understands that animal collection and carcase rendering has resumed.
16 December 2023 News
BSE testing grinds to a halt
There are 38 knackeries around the country currently on strike over significant prices increases imposed by rendering companies.
13 December 2023 News
Fallen animal row escalates over cost of rendering
The Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue has washed his hands of the dispute, advising knackeries to deliver fallen stock to Northern Ireland for rendering.
13 December 2023 News