Beef on the hook© Tim Scrivener
Thousands of tonnes of cheap imported beef could flow from South American countries into the EU after trade negotiators reportedly agreed to lower tariffs in exchange for lower tariffs on EU goods. The scale of the access which the EU is about to grant to Mercosur nations – Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay or Paraguay – is a reported 99,000t/year in preferential beef quotas and will inevitably put extra pressure on the overall European beef market. And UK beef producers will face […]