United Kingdom - Higher meat prices drive up exports

The value of UK meat exports increased by 15% to almost £800m in 2010, according to a new report by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). The growth has been driven by higher prices of pork and sheep meat, as well as an increase in the amount of pork and beef exported.
Tuesday 8 March 2011 (7 years 2 months 14 days ago)
The value of UK meat exports increased by 15% to almost £800m in 2010, according to a new report by the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB). The growth has been driven by higher prices of pork and sheep meat, as well as an increase in the amount of pork and beef exported.

Overall the UK remains a net red meat importer, with pork and bacon taking the largest share. Pork consumption has grown by 15% over the last 15 years and in 2010 the UK imported 230,000t more pork and 290,00t more bacon than it exported. Beef imports are up 3%, with Ireland rising to supply 0% of UK beef imports in 2010. However fresh and frozen sheep meat saw a fall in import of 13% to 100,000t.

http://www.meatinfo.co.uk/news/fullstory.php/aid/12483/Higher_meat_prices_drive_up_exports._.html

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