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Strong beef supply has weighed down the average carcase value of cattle

Global meat prices slip in December

By Oscar Rousseau

International meat prices dropped last month, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index.

Hong Kong will no longer be able to dine on South Korean chicken, following the trade suspension

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Hong Kong suspends poultry imports from Korea

By Aidan Fortune

The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has announced that it has suspended imports of poultry meat and products from the Jeollabuk-do Province, Gyeongsangnam-do Province and Daegu Metropolitan City...

Yarra Corp's investment will help SEALS make inroads into Asia, according to John Kaus

Singapore swoops on Australian cattle trader

By Oscar Rousseau

Singapore’s Yarra Corporation has bought a controlling stake in South East Asian Livestock Services (SEALS) as continental demand for Australian-bred cattle rises.

Indonesia told by WTO to relax meat import controls

Indonesia told by WTO to relax meat import controls

By Keith Nuthall

Tough Indonesian import restrictions on meat and meat products have been declared in breach of international commerce rules by the World Trade Organization (WTO) appellate body.

US neighbour Canada has warned it would not 'rush into' an agreement

TPP deal reached despite Canadian clamour

By Oscar Rousseau

An agreement has been stuck by 11 countries to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal after US withdrawal earlier this year.