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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The European market for lamb held steady in the week ending March 22, with prices even increasing slightly week-on-week. But market analysts fear that prices could tumble markedly in the coming weeks, as the initial price-supportive impact of consumer panic-buying wears off.
EU egg prices have climbed to their highest level of 2020 so far amid surging demand for fresh product as the Covid-19 crisis grips.
European pig prices have fallen markedly over the past week as the sector adapts to the Covid-19 crisis, but market participants are optimistic that prices will stabilise within the next week or so.
European cattle prices suffered their worst week-on-week price reduction for many months in the week ending March 22 – but even sharper reductions may lie ahead in the weeks to come, as the Covid-19 crisis persists.
The UK’s withdrawal from the EU may end up having a particularly profound long-term policy impact in the sugar sector.
European dairy commodity prices have nosedived this week as the almost total shutdown of normal life across the continent continues to affect dairy trade.