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18th Mar 2019

Prices

UK pork exports surge at start of 2019


The start of 2019 has seen a welcome surge in UK pig meat exports, fuelled by more than £16 million in shipments to non-EU destinations in January alone.

15th Mar 2019

Brussels

What the Government's no deal tariff regime means for the pig sector


Import tariffs would remain on most pork products in the event of a Brexit no deal. But they would be set at significantly lower levels.

15th Mar 2019

Brussels

Ed's Brexit round-up - a proper box of frogs!


NPA senior policy advisor Ed Barker gives his views on what, even by recent standards, was a fairly extraordinary week in Westminster. 

15th Mar 2019

NPANews

Forum entry - Nigel's response


In the latest forum entry, Nigel Penlington responds to the nessages of support from the NPA following his departure from AHDB. 

15th Mar 2019

NPANews

NPA supports National Butchers Week


The NPA has been giving its backing to local butchers this week.  

14th Mar 2019

Prices

Better news on pig prices


There is slightly better news on the pig price this week. 

13th Mar 2019

Brussels

NPA calls for no deal option to be removed following latest Brexit setback


The NPA has urged the Government and MPs to end the uncertainty for pig farmers, following the latest defeat for Theresa May over her Brexit plans.

12th Mar 2019

Brussels

Defra hoping for quick resolution to UK 'no deal' export status


Defra has told the NPA it is hoping for a quick resolution on the UK’s status for exporting animals and animal products to the EU in the event of a ‘no deal’.

12th Mar 2019

NPANews

Members Area alert - animal rights activity


There is an important update in the Members' Area concerning the ongoing animal rights activity targeting the pig sector. 

12th Mar 2019

HealthWelfare

Pig prices in China soaring as ASF hits production


Chinese pig prices are rising rapidly as African swine fever takes its toll on production within the world's largest pig herd.

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