Significant declines are reported from Paris even though the British product is not yet available there in large volumes. Despite the nominal lifting of the FMD export ban from all producing regions in the UK, processors are still having trouble sourcing adequate stock. This could be interpreted as good news for sheepmeat buyers in the British market: if even modest shipments are already knocking prices on the Continent, how will the exporters be able to justify bidding higher against domestic competitors for larger numbers of lambs even when the logistical difficulties ease? {{MEAT }}