All news articles for April 2018

Transportation restrictions could leave retail chains without meat

World Cup to cause meat supply disruption

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Strict security measures are set to be introduced by the Russian authorities for the FIFA World Cup, which are likely to bring instability to the domestic meat market.

Chuying reported a drop in profits last year

Debt costs bite at Chinese pig breeder Chuying

By Mark Godfrey

Expansion in capacity has hurt leading producer of finishing pigs and piglets Chuying Agro-pastoral Group, as the industry remains moored at the low end of the pig price cycle.

The EU's deal with Mexico is expected to boost port exports

EU-Mexico trade agreement to boost pork exports

By Liz Newmark, in Brussels

The European Union (EU) and Mexico have agreed, on 21 April in Brussels, a momentous revised trade deal meaning 99% of products will be traded duty-free, and potentially substantially increasing the EU’s pork exports to Mexico.