The European Livestock and Meat Trades Union (UECBV) has welcomed the securing of trade promotion authority (TPA) by US President Barack Obama, which will allow him to negotiate trade deals and present the results to the US Congress for yes or no votes,...
While it will continue to be a major player on the global bovine market, the pace of growth in India could well be much lower than that experienced over the past five years, according to the latest report by Rabobank.
With a population of 143.5 million people last year, Russia consumes approximately 9.8 million tonnes of meat per year, the equivalent of 68kg per capita, according to official data from the Russian State Statistics Service (Rosstat).
Global beef prices have weakened during the first four months of 2015, following a period of record high prices. However, it’s unlikely prices will continue to fall as beef supply levels should remain steady during the rest of the year.
Two new publicly funded meat processing facilities being built in the Philippines are due to be completed within the year, with the aim of helping to boost meat exports from the country, the country’s president has said.
Poland’s consumption of poultry meat is expected to reach 28kg per capita this year, up 1.8% compared with 2014, as indicated by data released by the country’s state-run Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (IERiGZ).
Changes to international regulatory standards for managing foot and mouth disease (FMD), which were adopted at the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) world assembly in Paris last month, have been welcomed in Africa.
A unit of China’s top pork processor has shipped 40 tons of pork overland to Russia. The Wangkui Shuanghui Beidahuang Food Co plant in northerly Heilongjiang province shipped the pork, worth US$1.2 million, over the border in early June, according to...