Exports

Red meat exports to US almost double in January

Red meat exports to US almost double in January

America imported more than £3 million worth of red meat from the UK in January – almost double the amount...

April 11, 2022

Opportunities to expand the export of red meat from NI to develop

Opportunities to expand the export of red meat from NI to develop

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson believes that opportunities to expand the export of red meat from...

March 25, 2022

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Last week an EU audit report, assessing the system of controls in place for animals entering Northern Ireland, was submitted...

February 1, 2022

DAERA issues advice on new BVD requirements for cattle moving south

DAERA issues advice on new BVD requirements for cattle moving south

The Department for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in Northern Ireland has said that cattle moving to the Republic...

December 15, 2021

UK sheepmeat exports decline once again

UK sheepmeat exports decline once again

The month of August followed a similar trend to what has been seen in relation to UK sheepmeat exports in...

October 28, 2021

UK food and drink sales down by £2 billion

UK food and drink sales down by £2 billion

Sales of UK food and drink to non-EU countries were up 13%, accounting for 46.6% (£4.3 billion) of all UK...

September 2, 2021

UK secures market access to Japan for exports of UK poultry meat

UK secures market access to Japan for exports of UK poultry meat

The UK has secured market access to Japan for imports of UK poultry meat – opening up new opportunities for...

June 16, 2021

Dairy and whiskey sectors stress need to protect cross-border supply chains

Dairy and whiskey sectors stress need to protect cross-border supply chains

Three associations representing the all-island Irish dairy and whiskey sectors in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland are...

June 13, 2021

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

71% fall in UK imports of Irish sheepmeat in March

The UK recorded a drop of 71% year-on-year for March in the amount of sheepmeat imported from Ireland, the Agriculture...

May 24, 2021

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fall again

Similar to what was seen in January of this year, shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK have fallen once...

April 18, 2021

56% decline in shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK in January 2021

56% decline in shipments of Irish sheepmeat to the UK in January 2021

Imports of Irish sheepmeat to the UK fell by 56% in January of this year, with overall imports of fresh...

March 25, 2021

‘Farmers must get up to speed with changes to import and export VAT’

‘Farmers must get up to speed with changes to import and export VAT’

Farmers and agri-businesses must get up to speed with changes to import and export VAT and duty obligations to avoid...

February 19, 2021

Closure of Port of Dover and Channel Tunnel a ‘disaster’ for UK exports and haulage sector

Closure of Port of Dover and Channel Tunnel a ‘disaster’ for UK exports and haulage sector

New rules introduced by the French government which has suspended all traffic and exports entering from the UK, has thrown...

December 21, 2020

No priority for British fresh food products at Kent ports – NFU

No priority for British fresh food products at Kent ports – NFU

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that only day-old chicks and seafood will be given priority status for travelling...

October 26, 2020

Grain price: Wheat bounces back a little

Grain price: Wheat bounces back a little

Grain markets began to move in a more positive direction this week. While the coronavirus is still affecting the market,...

February 8, 2020

India is turning out to be a good news story for the UK’s sheep industry

India is turning out to be a good news story for the UK’s sheep industry

The news that sheep meat exports will soon be making their way from the UK to India is to be...

December 28, 2018

EU live cattle exports expected to ‘weaken significantly’ in second half of 2018

EU live cattle exports expected to ‘weaken significantly’ in second half of 2018

The number of live cattle exported out of the EU during the first half of 2018 was 11% higher than...

October 15, 2018

UK red meat exports surpass the £1.2 billion mark

UK red meat exports surpass the £1.2 billion mark

UK red meat exports surpassed the £1.2 billion (€1.35 billion) mark in 2017, according to the latest figures from HM...

February 14, 2018