Sector : Meat

Destination Market: United Arab Emirates

Information : United Arab Emirates

COUNTRY NAME: United Arab Emirates

 


TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 342 tonnes of Pigmeat valued at €1.370 m

In 2017 Ireland exported approximately 445 tonnes of Pigmeat valued at €1.870 m

In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 399 tonnes of Pigmeat valued at €1.647 m

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Mainly frozen pig offal, sausages and similar products of meat, meat offal or blood, food preparations based on these products

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: We do not have a bilaterally agreed certificate for the export of Pigmeat to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). That said, the UAE seems to be one of the countries that accept exports of Pigmeat from Ireland on the basis of the general export health certificate.

The export health certificate covers edible Pigmeat products

EXPORTER T&C’S: The meat must satisfy the conditions set out in the general export health certificate and must be exported from a DAFM approved premises. 

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

TRADE: In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 14 tonnes of cooked meat valued at €0.094 m

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Meat and offal of bovine animals, prepared or preserved

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: There are two certificates:

(1) The certificate is for chilled and frozen boneless beef and meat products derived therefrom

EXPORTER T&C’S:

  • No age restriction
  • The meat must be derived from animals born and raised in Ireland
  • Exports can take place from all establishments approved by DAFM
  • Trader Notice No. 9/2010 and 31/2012 refers:  

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

OR

(2) For poultrymeat products:  Health certificate for the Export of chilled and frozen poultry meat and meat products derived therefrom to the United Arab Emirates

  • The poultry from which the poultrymeat derives must originate from an area which has been free from notifiable diseases for the species including Newcastle disease and HPAI for the past 6 months.
  • Exports can take place from all establishments approved by DAFM
  • Note: Additional conditions may also apply depending on the origin of the meat 

Trader notice number  32/2012 available at:  

INFORMATION:  Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 24 tonnes of beef valued at €0.622 m

In 2017 Ireland exported approximately 63 tonnes of beef valued at €0.801 m

In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 62 tonnes of beef valued at €0.800 m

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Mainly fresh or chilled bone-in beef, fresh or chilled boneless beef and prepared bovine meat

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: The certificate is for chilled and frozen boneless beef and meat products derived therefrom

EXPORTER T&C’S:

  • No age restriction
  • The meat must be derived from animals born and raised in Ireland
  • Exports can take place from all establishments approved by DAFM
  • Trader Notice No. 9/2010 and 31/2012 refers:
  • Halal certification bodies must be registered with ESMA http://www.esma.gov.ae/ar-ae/pages/default.aspx

 

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 33 tonnes of Poultrymeat meat valued at €0.280 m

In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 14 tonnes of Poultrymeat valued at €0.117 m

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Fresh or chilled poultry not cut in pieces, prepared or preserved meat and offal

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: The certificate is for chilled and frozen Poultrymeat and meat products

EXPORTER T&C’S:

  • Exports can take place from all establishments approved by DAFM to handle poultrymeat.
  • Trader Notice 32/2012 refers:  

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie

TRADE:

In 2018 Ireland exported approximately 18 tonnes of Sheepmeat valued at €0.340 m

In 2017 Ireland exported approximately 21 tonnes of Sheepmeat valued at €0.107 m

In 2016 Ireland exported approximately 5 tonnes of Sheepmeat valued at €0.057 m

PRODUCTS EXPORTED: Fresh or chilled Sheepmeat and frozen Sheepmeat

CERTIFICATION ARRANGEMENTS: The certificate is for Sheepmeat/sheep offal

EXPORTER T&C’S:

  • No age restrictions.
  • Exports can take place from all establishments approved by DAFM.
  • Trader Notice 3/2013 refers:

INFORMATION: Contact meatmarketaccess@agriculture.gov.ie