Ireland remains the biggest market for British beef

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    Ireland remains the largest market in the EU to export beef to the UK with 19,566 tons of beef exported to the region in the first half of 2018, in accordance with the latest available trade data in the UK.
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Ireland remains the largest market in the EU to export beef to the UK with 19,566 tons of beef exported to the region in the first half of 2018, in accordance with the latest available trade data in the UK.

According to the analysis of the Commission of meat cattle in Northern Ireland, it is amp; 35pc of beef exports in the UK to the EU and 22pc compared to the same period in 2017, when 16,057 tons of beef were exported from Britain to Ireland.

The volume of British beef in Ireland in the first half of 2018 was similar to the corresponding period in 2016, when UK exported 19,275 tonnes of beef in Ireland.

The Netherlands is the second largest market for beef exports to the UK from 13,284 tons of beef exported there in the first half of 2018, which accounts for 24 PC of total exports of UK beef to the EU.

It’s a 32pc increase from the corresponding period in 2017, when 10,076 tonnes of UK beef was exported to the Netherlands.

There is also strong growth recorded in the volume of UK beef that was exported to France, Belgium, Germany, Denmark and Spain, although the volumes are small in comparison trade of great Britain with Ireland and the Netherlands.

Beef exports from Britain to the EU markets totaled 6,779 thousand tons in the first half of 2017. The annular saw is 14pc lower than the same period in 2017, it was still significantly above that 5,432 tonnes exported to the EU places over the same period in 2016.

The EU market remains the largest export market for UK beef with 49,686 tons exported to the region in the first half of 2018. This increase is 19pc from the same period in 2017, when UK exported 41,758 thousand tons of beef to the EU.

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