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Smaller markets remain important to EU exports

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Read our latest analysis of EU exports to emerging markets.

It is now a year and a half since Russia implemented the ban on imports of pork. Despite this, exports fared relatively well after the loss of the Russian market in 2014 and pork exports from the EU were down just 2% compared to the previous year. Much of this excess went to well established markets in the Far East. However, increased volumes going to smaller, non-traditional markets were also a significant factor in maintaining the volumes shipped.

To read analysis of how EU exports to these emerging markets are faring in early 2015, click here.