Spain

Interporc revealed that significant demand from non-EU countries boosted sales

Non-EU growth demand ramps up Spanish pork exports

By Ashley Williams

Spanish meat organisation Interprofesional del Porcino de Capa Blanca (Interporc) has outlined the “extraordinary evolution” of the Spanish pig sector, as 2018 exports exceeded €4.8m for the first time.

The agreement will open further opportunities for Spanish pork in Japan

Interporc prioritises Japanese market following pork tariff cuts

By Ashley Williams

Spanish meat organisation Interporc is set to make Japan its “priority destination” for Spanish pork trade, following a trade agreement between the European Union (EU) and Japan being finalised at the beginning of the month.

The second iteration Meat Attraction recently took place in Spain (Photo credit: Central de Carnes - Grupo Norteños)

Meat Attraction grows in second year

By Aidan Fortune

The leading Spanish trade show for the meat industry recently took place and the organisers took some time to explain how the event has grown.

Welsh sheep producers could be among the hardest hit by Brexit, according to trade reps

Welsh livestock farmers fear serious threats from Brexit

By Laura Syrett

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.

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.

Russian meat producers say they will back the government's opposition to the EU

Russia to fight EU retaliatory duty bid over pigmeat ban

By Eugene Vorotnikov, in Voronezh, Russia; and Keith Nuthall

The Russian government will fight an application by the European Union (EU) at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for permission to impose retaliatory trade sanctions worth €1.39 billion over Moscow’s ban on EU pork and pigs.