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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A key UK parliamentary committee has challenged the British government to “put its money where its mouth is” and include a ban on the import of any agri-food imports which do not meet UK standards on production, animal welfare or the environment into the new Agriculture Bill, which is currently passing through the UK Parliament.
The European pig market continues to be broadly in balance, with an increase in supply of slaughter-ready animals meeting lively demand from the pre-Christmas trade.
The EU's chances of eliminating its skimmed milk powder intervention stockpile completely by mid-2019 have been given a boost with the sale this week of a further 26,082 tonnes of powder - at a record high minimum sale price.
Strengthening market prices in the UK and Ireland has pulled the EU average lamb price a little higher over the past week, despite a lacklustre market tone in many other member states.
The EU’s chances of eliminating its skimmed milk powder intervention stockpile completely by mid-2019 have been given a boost with the sale this week of a further 26,082 tonnes of powder – at a record high minimum sale price.
Average EU cattle prices have risen slightly once again over the past week, despite a further marked downturn in cull cow prices.