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Coveney bullish on Irish beef exports to China

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said that he expects China to allow Irish beef in for the first time next year.

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
2nd November, 2014

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has said that he expects China to allow Irish beef in for the first time next year.

Coveney is beginning a trade mission to China today after a difficult week in agriculture, which saw farmers mount a one-day nationwide blockade of meat factories in a row over falling prices.

Coveney said that broadening access to markets like China was part of the plan to get the “best price” for beef...

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