Trade

Minister aims to visit China to push for resumption of Irish beef imports

Minister aims to visit China to push for resumption of Irish beef imports

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue is expected to travel to China later this year in...

February 22, 2022

Saudi Arabia to lift age limit on Irish beef imports

Saudi Arabia to lift age limit on Irish beef imports

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue met with the leadership of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)...

February 17, 2022

UAE: Minister indicates support for expansion of Irish dairy exports

UAE: Minister indicates support for expansion of Irish dairy exports

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has said that the fact that the first trade mission...

February 14, 2022

Ornua to export Kerrygold butter sticks to Middle East

Ornua to export Kerrygold butter sticks to Middle East

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has announced a significant product expansion into the Middle East with the...

February 13, 2022

Minister to meet with UAE and Saudi Arabia governments on trade mission

Minister to meet with UAE and Saudi Arabia governments on trade mission

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue will meet with representatives of the governments of both the United...

February 13, 2022

Minister to lead trade mission to promote Irish produce in UAE

Minister to lead trade mission to promote Irish produce in UAE

Leading the first trade mission by Bord Bia to the Gulf region since the start of Covid-19, the Minister for...

February 10, 2022

LMC gives evidence to Westminster’s NI Affairs Select Committee

LMC gives evidence to Westminster’s NI Affairs Select Committee

Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) chief executive, Ian Stevenson, recently gave evidence to Westminster’s Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee. He...

February 8, 2022

Northern Ireland Protocol import inspections to remain in place

Northern Ireland Protocol import inspections to remain in place

Import inspections, linked to the application of the Northern Ireland Protocol, are to remain unchanged for at least the next...

February 4, 2022

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Minister Edwin Poots responds to EU audit report

Last week an EU audit report, assessing the system of controls in place for animals entering Northern Ireland, was submitted...

February 1, 2022

Minister to tell EU that anti-dumping duties on fertilisers need consideration

Minister to tell EU that anti-dumping duties on fertilisers need consideration

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, is expected to raise Irish concerns about the ongoing impact...

January 17, 2022

Family farm model has ‘remained the bedrock’ – McConalogue

Family farm model has ‘remained the bedrock’ – McConalogue

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue, has spoken at the Oxford Farming Conference today (January 6, 2022)...

January 6, 2022

EU agri-food trade reaches almost €240bn in 2021

EU agri-food trade reaches almost €240bn in 2021

The latest figures on the EU agri-food trade show an increase of 6.1% reaching €239.5 billion worth of total exports...

January 5, 2022

EU to hold conference on Northern Ireland Protocol later today

EU to hold conference on Northern Ireland Protocol later today

Vice president of the European (EU) Commission, Maros Sefcovic, will hold a press conference later today on the topic of...

October 13, 2021

Webinar to be held on upcoming UK trade changes

Webinar to be held on upcoming UK trade changes

The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is holding a webinar with the UK government next week on exporting...

August 31, 2021

EU lays out proposed solution to SPS checks issues in Northern Ireland

EU lays out proposed solution to SPS checks issues in Northern Ireland

The European Commission has published a series of ‘non-papers’ in the fields of medicines and sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures,...

July 27, 2021

Beef price: Rising trend now showing signs of flattening

Beef price: Rising trend now showing signs of flattening

After a few glorious weeks of high temperatures, sun shining and beef rising in price, this week’s factory quotes would...

July 26, 2021

Agriculture minister welcomes decision on EU-US aircraft dispute tariffs

Agriculture minister welcomes decision on EU-US aircraft dispute tariffs

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Charlie McConalogue has welcomed the announcement by the European Commission and the...

June 16, 2021

Grant Thornton: ‘Notable weakening’ in food trade from GB

Grant Thornton: ‘Notable weakening’ in food trade from GB

The UK remains an “important player” for Ireland’s exports – but imports from Britain to Ireland have decreased by 20%...

June 15, 2021