Uk Beef Exports

UK Prime Minister Theresa May hailed the golden era of Chinese relations. Image courtesy of Arno Mikkor

China to end decades-old UK beef ban in six months

By Oscar Rousseau

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s bilateral meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping has secured a major breakthrough for the meat industry: China will drop its British beef export ban within six months.

AHDB Beef & Lamb is working hard to open up China's market for British beef

UK beef exports seen as premium

By Oscar Rousseau

Thanks to an “unparalleled” rain-fed pasture system and nutrient-rich grass, UK beef exports are perceived globally as premium meat products, according to UK levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb.

Growth has been driven by smaller markets, including Italy, Belgium, Greece and the Czech Republic

Smaller EU markets boost UK beef exports

By Ed Bedington

Increased demand from smaller European markets has boosted trade for UK meat producers with a shift from carcase meat to higher value cuts.


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