Efforts by Chinese poultry firms to get export market share were given a boost by the news that a major poultry-producing region in eastern China has upped its exports by over 13% year on year in 2017.
Poor livestock farmers must not be pushed aside by “capital-intensive” companies as the world gears up to feed nine billion mouths by 2050, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Sheep farmers in Wales face “an extremely difficult future” after Brexit, if the UK government fails to negotiate a trade deal that secures tariff-free access to key European Union (EU) export markets, a leading trade body has warned.
Increased volumes of beef, pigmeat and sheepmeat helped the value of Irish food and drink exports reach a record high of €12.6bn last year – a rise of 13%, figures from the Irish Food Board have shown.
Russia's meat industry grew by 4% for the past 12 months based on current forecasts sourced from the country, according to Russia's Minister of Agriculture Alexander Tkachev, with turkey the fastest growing segment.