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Hunt for under-24 month cattle for Libya begins

Ireland will begin shipping live cattle to Libya in the coming weeks as one of the country's largest cattle exporters has already commenced buying stock for the North African market. While the first loads will be trucked down through France and out to Libya from Marseilles, other exporters are hoping to cut transport costs by chartering specialised […]

Suppliers to Default on Libyan Grain Deal?

Reuters reports that the rising price of wheat on world markets could jeopardise a recent Libyan grain deal. The contract, agreed on 4th July, was for the supply of 50,000 tonnes of milling wheat. "A lot of people will be surprised if that deal goes through as it looks like a loss-maker," one dealer told […]

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