Chris Horseman is a former director of Informa Agribusiness Intelligence and now works for IEG Policy and Vu in a freelance consultant and editorial capacity.
He is a seasoned analyst of European and global agricultural and trade affairs. His specialist areas include the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), agricultural trade policy and the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
After graduating from the University of Birmingham (UK), Chris worked for a period of time at the European Commission before joining Informa as a Brussels Correspondent for Agra Europe in 1987.
Chris took up a senior editorial position in Agra Europe’s UK office in 1991, and became Editorial Director in 2006.
He is a regular speaker and moderator at agricultural conferences and seminars, and has made numerous appearances on TV and radio news programmes.
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EU cattle prices have declined again over the past week, as demand has eased for sub-prime cattle in particular. The main exception has been for young cattle aged 8-12 months, whose values have risen considerably.
Pig prices in Europe have finally started tracking upwards over the past week, as a reduction in the volume of animals being presented for slaughter has forced abattoirs to raise prices.
The surge in prices for whey powder since the start of 2019 has run out of steam over the past week, with values having fallen, or at best remained stable, across the major western European producer countries.
EU lamb prices have gone into reverse over the course of the past week, with the EU average price for heavy lambs recording its first significant week-on-week decline since October.
EU egg prices fell for the sixth consecutive week over the week January 28 – February 3, but a slower rate of decline than in previous weeks offers producers hope that the market may turn around in the not-too-distant future, in line with seasonal trends.