Grain being shipped© Tim-Scrivener/Rex/Shutterstock
The Chinese market is now open to UK barley exports following confirmation of a multimillion-pound trade deal, potentially benefiting feed and malting barley growers. Discussions over a possible trade deal with China have been on the cards for a few years and last month finally saw it signed off.   Hailed as a breakthrough trade deal, it opens the possibility of an estimated 150,000t of barley to be exported each year, valued at about £20m by AHDB Cereals & Oilseeds. […]