New trade deal with EU celebrated in New Zealand embassy
Phelim O'Neill
New Zealand trade deal with the EU will ease access to the EU market for New Zealand agri-food exports.
3 May 2024 News
New Zealand trade deal comes into effect
Increased access for New Zealand dairy, beef and sheepmeat to EU markets kicks in, but at much lower levels than in its deal with the UK.
Sheep and beef worst hit by UK trade deals
Michael Haverty from The Andersons Centre was the main speaker at the Irish Farmers Journal spring conference in Cookstown, Co Tyrone.
Rise in NI dairy profits forecast
Economic modelling by The Andersons Centre is based on a typical 150-cow dairy herd in Northern Ireland.
27 March 2024 Northern Ireland
Watch: farmers block border crossings between France and Spain
A tractor blockade of crossings along Spain's border with France has entered its third day.
29 February 2024 News
Analysis: beef and sheep farmers lose in EU trade deals
Trade deals benefit the wider economy and some sectors of agriculture but beef and sheep producers lose out.
28 February 2024 News
Long-term real cost of trade deals
If the specification of the product entering the EU is not at the same standard, it makes fools of farmers' efforts at sustainability and quality.
28 February 2024 Viewpoints
Dempsey at Large: Not just in Ireland
UK farmers have always been slow to protest as disruptively as on the continent, but the underlying factors are the same.
28 February 2024 Viewpoints
Opportunities and threats in EU trade deals
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.
26 February 2024 News
Trade commissioner claims to hear farmers 'loud and clear'
The commissioner's comments follow weeks of farmer protests across the EU on issues which include trade deals.
13 February 2024 News
Hogan backs high EU food production standards
Hogan called out a number of examples to showcase the two way trade deals that have been very successful, including the recent EU deals with Canada, Japan and Vietnam.
7 February 2024 News
Halal rules hamper UK lamb exports to Gulf
The GCC is made up of six Arab countries, namely Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman.
7 February 2024 Northern Ireland