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November 26, 2018

Rabobank: Animal protein could face trade challenges again in 2019

Rabobank’s recently published Animal Protein Outlook for 2019 says growth in animal protein continues, but it is slowing down.

The report also warns that continuing geopolitical tension and diseases, particularly African Swine Fever, could affect livestock and the meat market next year.

“Food producers face a melting pot of risks,” said Justin Sherrard, global strategist – Animal Protein at Rabobank. “Although it’s possible that not all of them will come to pass, they need to be prepared for a difficult and worrying year in 2019.”

In its report, Rabobank highlighted how much the US trade war with China shaped 2018 and its potential to do the same next year.  Read more

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