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24 November 2020
Australia’s PM says Chinese tensions are due to a misrepresentation of interests
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison believes that tension between Australia and China are being driven by incorrect assumptions shaped by a rivalry between China and the United States....
23 November 2020
Taiwan moves closer to trade deal with new US administration
Taiwan’s foreign minister voiced confidence on 21 November that the incoming Biden administration would support a long sought-after bilateral trade agreement....
13 November 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: the meat industry contends with more COVID-19 cases
Jim Wyckoff's latest update on the global cattle industry shows some friction for Australia's beef exports and an in-depth view of the dairy industry. ...
11 November 2020
UK beef revenue grows by nearly £10 million due to national campaign
An eight-week campaign this Spring that supported the red meat industry has generated £9.8 million in incremental beef sales. ...
US plans to hold economic talks with Taiwan
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that US Undersecretary of State Keith Krach will lead economic talks with Taiwan later this month....
06 November 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef exports gain ground dairy market remains steady
Jim Wyckoff's latest cattle industry update shows improving US beef exports and steady growth in the dairy sector. ...
Australia says that industry reports on exports to China “deeply troubling”
Australia says it is closely monitoring trade flows to China amid “deeply troubling” reports from industry that Chinese buyers have been told not to purchase seven categories of Australian products and commodities from 6 November....
05 November 2020
AHDB webinar shows the changing landscape for UK red meat and dairy
The UK's red meat and dairy sectors have fared well during the COVID-19 crisis, with grocery spending offsetting losses from food service closures during lockdown. ...
03 November 2020
Red meat and dairy showcased in China
Red meat and dairy products from the UK will take centre stage in China this month at one of Asia’s leading food and drink trade shows....
30 October 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US exports lag and EU production expected to rise
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates track the production outlook in Europe and slowing beef exports. ...
20 October 2020
US meat industry lobbies USDA for mandatory labelling of cell-based meat products
The Meat Institute and AMPS Innovation have sent a joint letter to the USDA expressing their concerns on labelling for cell-based and cultured meat and poultry products. ...
16 October 2020
Weekly protein digest: China's meat imports expected to fall in 2021
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates track China's import future and the international dairy market. ...
NFU complaint on breach of partiality upheld by BBC
The BBC has upheld an impartiality breach complaint made by the National Farmers Union regarding the BBC1 documentary, "Meat: a threat to our planet?"...
14 October 2020
New campaign hopes to give grass-fed Irish beef an edge
Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, is launching a big impact marketing campaign placing grass-fed Irish beef in the spotlight this autumn in a bid to drive awareness of its premium qualities and Ireland’s unique grass-fed production systems...
13 October 2020
China’s September meat imports inch up on August numbers
China imported 834,000 tonnes of meat in September 2020, slightly higher than last month....
09 October 2020
Weekly protein digest: beef exports from US decline while the dairy industry gains ground
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy update tracks decreasing beef exports from the United States and the impacts of Spain's recent COVID-19 spike....
08 October 2020
Global food price index rises 5 percent year-on-year in September
Data from the FAO’s newly released world food price index shows that food prices rose for a fourth straight month in September....
06 October 2020
USDA moves to overhaul labelling to deter organic fraud
After multiple cases of organic food fraud eroded consumer confidence, the USDA moves to strengthen its oversight of organic production....
AHDB marks first shipment of UK beef to US in decades
The first shipment of UK beef to the United States is being celebrated in a virtual launch by AHDB. ...
02 October 2020
CME update: nearby cattle futures sink on profit-taking
US live cattle futures had a mixed trading day on 1 October with nearby contracts lowering on profit-taking after the December benchmark contract reached a six-week high....
50 US senators back trade agreement with Taiwan
50 US senators from both parties have called on the Trump administration to begin negotiating a bilateral trade agreement with Taiwan....
Weekly protein digest: beef exports to China are threatened by COVID-19 restrictions
Read Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates from around the world....
Convenience remains the top priority for UK shoppers
Market research shows that speed and ease of cooking drive the shopping choices for UK consumers, with 75 percent of households purchasing "value added" meat products last year. ...
01 October 2020
Argentina’s beef exports to China remain at pre-pandemic levels
Argentina is expected to export about 870,000 tonnes of beef to China in 2020, matching 2019’s export numbers....
30 September 2020
Trump administration eyes trade deal with Taiwan
A group of Republican lawmakers is calling on the Trump administration to open trade talks with Taiwan in a bid to thwart economic and national security threats from China....
UK meat industry well positioned to break into the Middle Eastern market
Middle Eastern markets present a huge opportunity for the UK's red meat exports with the region importing nearly 90 percent of its locally consumed beef and lamb. ...
29 September 2020
UK's meat export market at risk as government delays securing Third Country status
The United Kingdom must be formally listed as a Third Country by the EU in order to continue selling meat and other food products in that market, says BMPA...
Agriculture at the heart of Alberta's economic recovery
Record crop yields and strengthened cattle prices are leading Alberta’s economic recovery after a difficult start to 2020 due to COVID-19 and low energy prices....
 
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