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Korean companies will archive market access through regional integration in Africa and East African region if Kenya is made base, according to Betty Maina, Kenya’s cabinet secretary for industrialization, trade and enterprise development.
The value of Ireland’s beef output would be cut by at least €44 million, according to the government’s assessment of the EU-Mercosur Trade Agreement.
The UK’s farmers’ union and Labour are ready to renew a row with the government over British farming as the UK prepares to cut all tariffs on New Zealand meat in an upcoming trade deal.
For the first time, the EU set an animal welfare-based condition in the EU-Mercosur agreement but it is not sufficient to save the deal as it stands.
For the past 30 years, industrialised countries have been forcing governments of the global South to adopt laws that privatise seeds, mainly through free trade agreements.
The decision that Taiwan’s voters reach in the December referendum on whether to reverse President Tsai Ing-wen’s decision to allow importation of U.S. pork containing ractopamine could have significant strategic reverberations.
Concerns about excessive use of antibiotics in the Australian poultry and livestock sectors has prompted an alliance of UK medical, environmental and animal welfare organisations.
The local dairy industry has come under increasing pressure since Burkina Faso and its neighbors opened their markets to Europe under a series of trade agreements that stretch back almost two decades.
How inclusive development of the agriculture sector will be, given that many of Cambodia’s larger fruit plantations are owned by, or are joint partnerships with, Chinese investors?
Australia’s ongoing use of animal welfare practices banned in other countries will continue to cause difficulties in trading relationships.
The farming industry has raised serious concerns over a new trade deal between the UK and Australia, fearing it could harm British farmers’ livelihoods.
Australia Prime Minister has hailed a free trade deal with the United Kingdom as the most comprehensive and ambitious in Australia’s history announced the deal on Tuesday after sealing an in-principle agreement over dinner overnight.
Opposition among UK farmers is growing towards a trade deal close to being concluded with Australia. They say there are no meaningful safeguards in place to stop farmers being undercut by cheap imports.
Fed-up farmers are preparing to stage protests over UK government plans to sign tariff-free trade deals with Australia and other countries, which they fear could lead to a flood of cheap food imports.
American producers say Canada is denying them fair access to the Canadian market.
If the UK agrees to Australia’s demands for no tariffs on agriculture, it sets a dangerous precedent for other, bigger deals
A comprehensive free trade deal between the UK and Norway is at risk of collapsing as the Christian Democrat party fears such a pact would hit farmers in Scandinavia’s richest country too hard.
A UK trade deal with Australia “must not disadvantage” Wales’ farmers, the Welsh Government has said.
New Zealand dairy companies want a UK trade deal that comprehensively removes agricultural tariffs.
DAIRIBORD Holdings Limited has said although the African Continental Free Trade Area could unlock a string of spinoffs, significant threats to intra-African trade would also arise.