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Japan plots growth in wagyu export sales to Taiwan

Japan plots growth in wagyu export sales to Taiwan

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Japanese wagyu beef exports to Taiwan are set to soar as meat producers tap into demand following the lifting of a 16-year ban on the product, while riding on the tailwind of a Japanese government promotional campaign.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May hailed the golden era of Chinese relations. Image courtesy of Arno Mikkor

China to end decades-old UK beef ban in six months

By Oscar Rousseau

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s bilateral meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping has secured a major breakthrough for the meat industry: China will drop its British beef export ban within six months.

The UK aims to find markets for all parts of the carcase to sustain supply lines

UK zeros in on meat export targets

By Rod Addy

UK meat suppliers are closing on export deals with South Korea and Taiwan and building trade with the US, Japan and Mauritius after announcing a £34m agreement with the Philippines, according to levy body the Agriculture & Horticulture Development...

The infected cow does not pose a public health risk, USDA said

US BSE fears played down by industry

By Aidan Fortune

The US beef industry has moved quickly to allay fears over an incident of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in Alabama.

US beef will be heading to China again after a 14-year hiatus

US and China agree on beef that can go east

By Oscar Rousseau

US beef sales to China could soon be reinstated now the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finalised trade rules covering traceability and types of meat eligible for export.

The Trump administration has been praised for the speed of the beef deal

US inks ‘historic’ beef deal with China

By Oscar Rousseau

America and China have inked landmark deal to promote shipments of US beef that may also cool fears of a trade war between the world’s two largest economies.

The USDA predicts big things for the US beef export market in 2017

USDA expects beef exports to rise

By Aidan Fortune

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set out an ambitious forecast for US beef exports over the next 12 months.