Chinese Beef Exports Welcome, But Brexit Is Still An Issue

Written 8 months ago by Newsroom

Exporting beef to China will give Irish farmers access to the biggest market on the planet, according to the Agriculture Minister

Michael Creed says after years of hard work, the Chinese authorities are ready to accept Irish meat supplies.

Our exports to China were worth almost a billion Euro last year – even with the beef ban in place.

China banned beef from the EU and US during the BSE crisis in 2000.

Former IFA National Livestock Chairman is Mountmellick’s Henry Burns – he says although the announcement is welcome, there are still concerns: