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Pakistan meat exporters hope Iran import ban will be lifted soon

Pakistani meat exporters are optimistic that the Iranian government will lift an import ban imposed in early 2014 on Pakistan-produced meat, following a meeting last Wednesday (22 April) between the country’s trade ministers.

Trade minsters have committed themselves to promoting Pakistani-Iranian trade

Argentina ships first beef to EU under feed-lot quota

Argentina has shipped its first consignment of beef to Europe, under the feed-lot quota.

US red meat production saw decline in 2014

Total US red meat production fell 4% last year, compared to 2013, according to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service’s annual Livestock Slaughter Summary (2014), published yesterday (27 April).

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Beef Alliance presses for trade liberalisation

The Five Nations Beef Alliance (FNBA) is pushing for substantial trade liberalisation as part of the ongoing Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.