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10 November 2021
09 November 2021
U.S. animal protein needs diversified market
As export market opportunities and challenges evolve, U.S. needs trade negotiators to return to the table...
AHDB explores impact of UK-Australia free trade agreement
The agreement is the first negotiated from scratch...
China drives Brazilian beef export growth...but for how long?
In the year to the end of September, Brazil exported 1.27 million tonnes of fresh and frozen beef, 1.5% more than was shipped during the same period a year ago, writes Hannah Clarke, AHDB Livestock Analyst....
Korea beef safeguard trigger looming
As of 4 November 2021, Australia had utilised 95.75% of its preferential beef safeguard into Korea, with just 7,546 tonnes swt remaining. ...
08 November 2021
FAO Meat Price Index marks third monthly decline
Down 0.7% from its revised value in September, the FAO Meat Price Index recently marks its third monthly decline. ...
USDA 10-year crop, livestock projections: less corn, more wheat and soy for 2022/23 season
US farmers are likely to reduce corn acreage while expanding soybeans and wheat acres for the upcoming crop marketing year, the USDA said on Friday....
US red meat exports pushing record pace through 3Q21
Both US beef and pork exports are on a record pace through September, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF). ...
03 November 2021
US, UAE lead $4 billion effort to help farmers adapt to climate change
The United States and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday used COP26 climate talks to launch efforts to channel funding into making agriculture resilient to climate change as well as to cut its emissions. ...
01 November 2021
Europe's agri-food trade shows solid growth in first half of 2021
Despite a slow start to the year, EU agri-food trade (exports plus imports) for January to July of 2021 came in at €183 billion, a 3.2% increase on the same period in 2020. ...
29 October 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: Australia's meat exports repeatedly fail safety inspections
The US FSIS has rejected 10 meat shipments from Australia last year due to contamination, and economic forecasts predict inflating food prices. ...
27 October 2021
WTO panel examines Chinese import duties on Australian beef and wine as relations sour
The World Trade Organization has agreed to set up a panel to examine China's imposition of duties on imported Australian wine and beef, two of several disputes souring relations between the two countries....
US beef production challenges: past, present and future
The beef and cattle market has been hit hard with production cost increases, on top of drought conditions that have increased feed costs, writes Timothy Wier for The Cattle Site. ...
25 October 2021
What will the UK-NZ trade deal mean for the UK beef and dairy sector?
The UK and New Zealand recently announced an "agreement in principle" for a future trade deal, but UK cattle farmers fear that they could be undercut by food imports....
20 October 2021
CIPD urges UK to provide more temporary visas to EU workers as “safety valve”
The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), a human resources trade body, says that the UK should temporarily allow more young people from the EU to participate in its labor markets to fix staffing shortages....
19 October 2021
US farmer sentiment declines in September while inflation worries rise
Perdue University's Ag Economy Barometer shows US lower farmer sentiment for September 2021, recording its weakest reading since July 2020....
18 October 2021
"No checks on imports from the continent has handed the EU a nice Brexit dividend", says BMPA
The latest opinion piece from the British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) notes postponing import checks from the EU leaves UK meat exporters at a significant disadvantage....
15 October 2021
Weekly beef and dairy digest: China continues to drive global meat consumption as global beef production expands
China's appetite for beef keeps the industry on track, and the USDA publishes its analysis of Spain's cattle sector. ...
What are the next steps in the US ag trade agenda?
American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall gives his take on the Biden Administration's approach to international trade and what it means for the US farm sector....
13 October 2021
China’s meat imports fall 17% from September 2020
China’s meat imports in September fell sharply from a year ago to their lowest in 19 months, customs data showed on 13 October....
07 October 2021
USMEF: August beef exports top $1 billion; pork exports remain on record pace
U.S. beef exports soared to another new value record in August, topping the $1 billion mark for the first time, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). ...
04 October 2021
How cattle farmers can use environmental commodities
On June 21, 2021, the United States Senate passed a bill affecting small farmers and ranchers, named the Growing Climate Solutions Act (GCSA). The purpose of this 34-page bill is to offer assistance to these small farmers when it comes to offsetting carbon...
01 October 2021
US trade chief Katharine Tai to unveil Biden's China trade strategy on 4 October
US Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai will unveil the Biden administration's long-awaited strategy for the troubled US-China trade relationship in a speech on Monday at a Washington think tank, her office said....
China gorges on American grain-fed beef amid shrinking supplies from Australia
As Australian beef exports to China wither amid diplomatic tensions, demand there for US grain-fed beef has soared, fuelled by the appetites of a growing Chinese middle class....
China's farmers face more pain as power crunch drives up feed costs
China's huge livestock sector is facing a hike in feed costs as the country's worst power outages in years forces soybean crushing plants to close, diving down supplies and sending prices higher, analysts and industry participants said....
30 September 2021
UK government will not issue any additional visas for agri-food sector
The UK will not introduce any new visa schemes for agriculture and food businesses that are facing acute staff shortages, say government sources....
29 September 2021
Argentina to restart beef exports to China after caps lifted
On 28 September, Argentina announced that it would once again allow cattle farmers to freely export beef to China....
China takes additional efforts to stabilize agri-food sector
Rabobank's Food & Agribusiness Bimonthly for China shows that the surge of the Delta variant and recent floods are clouding the country's consumption picture during Q3 of 2021....
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