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22Feb 2017

Whilst not exhibiting the stratospheric increases in China, other key Asian markets provided strong demand and increases for imports. Japan recovered from a dip in demand in 2015 and South Korea continued its steady growth in importance. From what we see demand in these two markets is slightly down at the start of 2017. Hong […]

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15Feb 2017

As we all know, Chinese pork imports went through the roof in 2016. New regulations in China were a key driver as backyard family holdings begin to give way to large-scale farms. The improved efficiencies gained in this process over the next few years will be a big risk to imported product. In the meantime, […]

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14Feb 2017

China: Importers are starting to return to the market from their lunar  new year celebrations  and  demand  is  firm. The picture on where  everything  will settle after the  holidays  should be clear in the next week or two. Russia: The Prodexpo Moscow trade show is currently running . There is optimism in  the air amid […]

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08Feb 2017

Meat & Livestock Australia  (MLA ) have recently published  their  future projections  for  the Australian Beef Industry. According to MLA the Australian beef industry is  expected to begin 2017 as it ended 2016, facing  tight supplies. It is projected that the Australian cattle slaughter will  decrease  by  3% in  2017 to 7.1 million head. This  […]

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10Nov 2016

Total allowable catch (TAC) in the North Atlantic would increase to 1,054,000T in 2017 In a meeting in Cork, Ireland last week it was agreed that the total allowable catch (TAC) in the North Atlantic would increase to 1,054,000t in 2017. EU vessels will be allowed to catch 503,245 tons (up from 441,586t in 2016). […]

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