Two years of record cattle turn-off and live exports are likely to bring significant contraction in the market this year, according to Meat & Livestock Australia’s (MLA) 2015 cattle industry projections, published yesterday (27 January).
Concerns that India’s beef export industry might wither under the new Hindu nationalist BJP-led government have proved unfounded, as between April and October 2014, India exported US$2.66 billion’s worth of buffalo meat, a rise of nearly 16% over the...
A politically-inspired blockade of highways in Bangladesh, launched by the country’s opposition parties, and related vandalism of lorries trying to break through, is devastating a Bangladeshi poultry sector still reeling from avian flu.
The Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) has said that its beef producers are ready to welcome the benefits brought by the Japan-Australia Economic Agreement (JAEPA), which enters into force on Thursday (15 January).
Increasing its seedstock, building larger capacity slaughterhouses and launching world-class information systems for animal identification and traceability are just some of the measures Kazakhstan plans to implement in order to grow its beef production...
The Cattle Council of Australia (CCA) has said that "significant flow-through opportunities" exist for Australian beef producers following the signing of a China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) today (17 November).
China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) will establish a meat import inspection checkpoint in Luohe city, Henan province, the central China base of meat processor Shuanghui Group.
Stagnant consumption and relatively high feed costs look set to stifle growth in the Chinese broiler industry, according to a new Global Agricultural Information Network report from the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service.
A former secretary general of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has roundly condemned environmental health controls at the main slaughterhouse for Karachi, the country’s largest metropolitan area and home to more than 20 million people.
McDonald’s Holdings Japan has revised its financial forecasts to take into account a damaging incident earlier this year, in which workers from supplier Shanghai Husi were filmed picking meat off the floor and using out-of-date beef and chicken.
Cattle and sheep producers in Australia have welcomed an announcement made by the Minister for Agriculture, Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, to streamline the Exporter Supply Chain Assurance System (ESCAS) in order to increase its effectiveness.
Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) will cut its budget by 10% of its operating costs and plans on revamping its research programme, amidst grumbles from the industry about its funding arrangements. Job losses amongst its 248 staff are anticipated.
A new report from the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service has highlighted the importance of India on the global market, its bovine meat (buffalo) exports estimated to be the second-largest in the world.
The value of Australian exports of meat and meat preparations increased by 29.1% to AU$9.9bn in 2013-2014, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on international trade in goods and services.
WH Group, China’s largest pork company and a major shareholder in Henan Shuanghui Investment & Development Co, which acquired Smithfield Foods for US$7.1 billion in 2013, has successfully floated on the stock exchange of Hong Kong (HKEx).