Food businesses in Kazakhstan have called on the country’s authorities to restrict imports of meat, oil and dairy products from Russia, despite the fact that the step would contravene the rules of the Customs Union.
South Africa’s poultry industry is ready to allow a "concession volume" of US poultry imports into the country, but the move is purely to ensure the country is not excluded from US market access via the African Growth and Opportunity Agreement...
Estonia’s pig industry is predicted to feel the effects of the country’s current problems in 2016-2017, as some farmers are expected to go bankrupt, while others will have to decrease production volumes, said industry participants.
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.
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).