Industry & Markets

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.

Growth in exports is in line with the company's strategy

MHP begins year with export boost

By Aidan Fortune

Ukraine poultry producer MHP has seen significant export growth in the first quarter of the year, with sales to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) driving increases.

Higher exports significantly contributed to the group’s increased sales

Exports boost revenues for Polish meat business

By Jaroslaw Adamowski

Polish meat business Gobarto has managed to increase its net sales revenues for 2017 to PLN1.769 billion (€424 million), up 21.6% compared with PLN1.454bn (€348.5m) posted last year.

Blairo Maggi (pictured) urges Europe not to ban Brazilian poultry products

Brazil appeals EU restriction on poultry imports to WTO

By Ashley Williams

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) will appeal to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the European Commission’s decision to block poultry imports from BRF slaughterhouses.

The countries are in the final phases of discussions

Brazil set to recommence meat exports into key markets

By Ashley Williams

Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) is in the final stages of negotiations with key markets, including Indonesia and Russia, to restart exporting beef and pork.

Grant will strengthen New Zealand's red meat sector's ties with the UK

New Zealand meat bodies name Jeff Grant as Brexit representative

By Ashley Williams

Jeff Grant is set to head up New Zealand’s red meat sector’s response to the UK departing the European Union after being appointed the Brexit representative for Beef + Lamb New Zealand (B+LNZ) and the Meat Industry Association (MIA).

British beef could be exported to China for the first time in 20 years

Lift on BSE beef ban would bring ‘huge benefits’ to UK producers

By Ashley Williams

The UK’s Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) is set to renew talks with Chinese agriculture officials to lift the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) ban on British beef exports to the Asian market, which it described as an “important...