Saudi Arabia

The Saudi poultry sector has increased production by 7% over the past year

Saudi poultry production is on the up

By Oli Haenlein

The Saudi Arabian poultry sector has experienced major production growth in recent years, according to a recent report from the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).

Brazil is a key player in the world of global meat production as well as the world of football

Focus on Brazil: the vital statistics

By Georgi Gyton

With thousands of football fans gearing up to descend on Brazil for the FIFA World Cup 2014, Global Meat News thought it timely to take a look at how Brazil’s meat industry stacks up against its rivals.

Ukraine estimates exports to Saudi Arabia could reach 30,000 tonnes

Ukraine poultry exports to Saudi Arabia set to resume

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Poultry from Ukraine may soon be exported once again to Saudi Arabia, said the Ukrainian minister of agrarian policy and food Igor Schweich, after meeting with Judiya Z Alhathal - the ambassador for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Ukraine.

John Giles looks back and forwards

Looking back to look forwards

By John Giles, divisional director, Promar International

Although the New Year has come and gone, there is still the opportunity to both look back and forwards to see what has happened in the past 12 months and what might happen in the next 12.

Severe drought in Queensland helped drive Australian beef exports

Drought and demand boost Australian beef exports

By Lee Adendorff, in New South Wales

Australian beef and veal exporters have been buoyed by data from the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) showing record export numbers for the industry in 2013. The country exported nearly 1.1 million tonnes (t) of chilled...

FAO calls for policy shift on diseases

FAO calls for comprehensive global policy shift

By Keith Nuthall

The United Nations’ Food & Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has called for a comprehensive and global response from governments to limit the potential of the world’s growing meat and livestock sector to spread disease to human consumers.

International meat bodies welcome new global trade deal

International meat trade bodies welcome new WTO global deal

By Keith Nuthall

The International Meat Trade Association (IMTA) has welcomed the striking of a new global trade deal by the World Trade Organization (WTO), which should ease import and customs procedures that can slow the delivery of meat and livestock to export customers.