16 September 1998
Russian crisis could damage UK farm prices
THE Russian financial crisis is expected to have a knock-on effect on UK farm prices, according to a report in The Times.
John German of Cluttons Daniel Smith estimates that Russia takes up to 40% of the European beef market.
A reduction in that demand would see farm prices fall, he said.
- Russian chaos threatens UK farmers, FWi, 3 September, 1998
- Lamb prices slide as Russian problems hit skin trade, FWi Markets, 28 August, 1998
- The Times 16/09/98 page 1 (People & Property)