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Max Green


Max writes on a range of issues affecting the meat and livestock industry for IEG Policy and IEG Vu. He began overseeing Agra Europe’s coverage of the sector in 2010 after eight years editing other Informa titles.

He previously lived and studied in South America and has worked on specialised meat and animal feed newsletters for Brazil’s Informa Economics FNP and Germany-based FO Licht. He has two Masters degrees – one from the University of London and the other from Brunel University.

As well as market trends, he likes to explore the intersection between trade, politics and regulations on animal health and welfare. He most often writes about developments in the EU, but really enjoys uncovering news from further afield, especially Latin America, Asia and Russia.

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Paraguay says it expects to be able to export fresh beef to the U.S. within about six months after clearing a key hurdle in the approval process.
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The EU has put in place new legislation designed to prevent the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) from Moldova.

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Taiwan and Japan are lifting restrictions on beef from some EU member states – a move the European Commission says should pave the way for more market openings in Asia.
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Rivals race to dominate Russian turkey meat sector

Russia’s booming turkey meat sector is attracting a wave of new investments as rival companies seek to gain from problems faced by Eurodon, until recently the country’s top producer.

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