TheCattleSite.com - news, features, articles and disease information for the cattle industry

Cattle Industry News By Category: Economics

20 May 2020
CME update: live cattle futures rise as slaughtering ramps up
US live cattle futures firmed despite increased slaughter numbers....
NFU urges MPs to ask government for detail of protecting food standards in trade deals
The NFU is urging UK MPs to ask how the government intends to honour its manifesto pledge that British farming’s high environmental and animal welfare standards will not be undermined in future trade policy, as the Trade Bill begins its passage in the...
19 May 2020
IFA urges cattle marts to re-open if they can maintain COVID-19 precautions
The Irish Farmers Association stresses that mart structures provide an essential service for farmers and need continued support....
China imposes a tariff on Australian barley as trade tensions escalate
China announces an anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duty aimed at Australia....
UK unveils new Brexit tariff regime
The UK plans to keep tariffs on automotive and agricultural products....
CME update: cattle futures reach six-week high after a third straight day of gains
US live cattle futures rose for a third consecutive day on 18 May, hitting their highest point since 1 April....
18 May 2020
US NFU hails additional aid for farmers and stronger protections for workers
The US House of Representatives has passed a $3 trillion relief and stimulus bill, shoring up state responses and assistance amid COVID-19...
Kerry Group cuts Brazil workforce as coronavirus erodes restaurant demand
According to union leaders, Irish food and ingredients company Kerry Group PLC is reducing its workforce in Brazil in response to COVID-19-related changes in the marketplace....
Chinese commerce minister reports that Australia and China are in communications over trade dispute
China’s commerce minister Zhong Shan says the two countries are in communication amid escalating diplomatic tensions over trade and the coronavirus pandemic....
CME update: live cattle close higher, following strong cash market
US live cattle futures closed higher on 15 May, with gains in front contracts against previous months....
15 May 2020
Trump threatens to cut ties with China
President Trump signalled a further deterioration of his relationship with China over the COVVID-19 outbreak, telling reporters that he has no interest in speaking to Chinese President Xi Jinping....
Improved Irish retail demand sees cattle prices rising
The Irish Farmers Association reports that domestic cattle prices are strengthening due to contracting supplies and steady retail demand....
Beef giant JBS reports steep first quarter losses as foreign exchange fluctuations erode bottom line
Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA reported a steep 6 billion reais ($1.03 billion) net loss in the first quarter from foreign exchange impacts....
CME update: live cattle futures close lower amid easing beef prices
US live cattle futures ended mostly lower on 14 May as wholesale beef prices began falling from their previous high....
14 May 2020
UK plans to cut tariffs on US agricultural imports
The UK is planning to cut tariffs on US agricultural imports to hasten progress on possible free trade agreement....
Grain trader still optimistic that China’s purchases of US farm products will hit Phase 1 target
Global grains trader Archer Daniels Midland Co (ADM) remains optimistic that China will meet its Phase 1 trade deal commitments to increase purchases of US farm commodities....
US Senators lead legislation to bring more transparency and accuracy to livestock markets
US Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Jon Tester (D-Montana) propose bipartisan legislation to increase proportion of "spot" payments meat packers are required to negotiate. ...
Mexican beef fills the US supply gap amid slaughterhouse bottleneck
More Mexican steaks and beef cuts are headed to the US as the coronavirus outbreaks shutters US meat processing plants....
CME update: live cattle futures close lower, retreating after this week’s earlier advances
US live cattle futures closed lower on 13 May, falling after early advances on profit-taking and hopes of easing beef prices....
13 May 2020
Australia maintains call for coronavirus inquiry as China remains silent on trade talk request
China has not responded to a request for urgent trade talks after Australia’s agriculture exports were hit with suspensions and tariff threats....
Trade spat between China and Australia intensifies
China suspends beef imports from four Australian firms amid official disputes over the coronavirus pandemic....
CME update: live cattle futures inch up, following climbing beef prices
US live cattle futures closed higher on 12 May, with short-term contracts rising by the daily maximum....
12 May 2020
Alberta announces additional supports for agriculture sector
As COVID-19 continues to cause mass disruptions to Canada's agriculture industry, the Government of Alberta is introducing a series of new AgriRecovery supports to help farmers and ranchers....
China suspends imports from four Australian slaughterhouses amid trade tensions
Australia's Minister for Trade reports that China has suspended imports from four major Australian meat processors as souring bilateral ties disrupt the trade of several major agricultural commodities. ...
CME update: live cattle futures close lower on profit-taking
US live cattle futures ended lower on 11 May, with some contract months sinking their daily 3-cent limit on profit-taking....
11 May 2020
Australia releases its March 2020 Dairy Export Report
Year-to-date dairy exports contracted by over 8 percent but increased in value terms....
Trump promises to purchase $3 billion worth of farm goods from next week
President Trump announced that the US will begin purchasing $3 billion worth of dairy, meat and produce from farmers....
Trudeau cautions that premature reopening could send Canada “back into confinement”
Prime Minister Trudeau warns that if provinces more too quickly to reopen their economies, second wave COVID-19 infections could send the country “back into confinement this summer.”...
 1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10 
News By Advertiser

News By Country

News By Sub Category

News By Category


Partners


Seasonal Picks

Animal Welfare Science, Husbandry and Ethics: The Evolving Story of Our Relationship with Farm Animals