UK: Halal certification rules hamper UK lamb exports to Gulf

Rules in the UK about Halal slaughter could stop exporters taking full advantage of a new trade deal. Market access for lamb surrounds halal slaughter requirements and the fact that stunning should not be done pre-slaughter for GCC countries.

The GCC is made up of six Arab countries, namely Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman.

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