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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European lamb prices have registered a slight uptick over the past week, with the Muslim Eid-al-Adha festival accounting for increased demand in leading sheepmeat producer countries. However, it remains to be seen whether this recovery will be sustained in the coming weeks.
European pig prices are rising again after a short downturn, as the dual drivers of low numbers of slaughter-ready pigs and continuing high import demand from China exert their influence on the market.
Western European dairy prices have drifted lower again over the past week, with markets still on the quiet side as August holidays continue.
French prices for key dairy commodities have sunk further over the past week, on a quiet 'holiday' market, while butter prices have also lost ground in the Netherlands and Germany. But there are indications that skimmed milk powder prices are strengthening.
The United Kingdom may be about to embark on an unparalleled experiment in agricultural policy deregulation, following the appointment of Boris Johnson as the country’s prime minister.
European cattle prices have continued to weaken over the past week, with no indication that the market will pick up from its current lows any time soon.