MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, February 6th 2023 - 05:17 UTC



Uruguay 2011 beef exports dropped 8% in volume, lowest since 2004

Thursday, January 12th 2012 - 14:12 UTC
Full article 4 comments

Uruguay beef exports last year dropped 8% in volume but soared 18% in value because of higher international prices and fewer cattle. However the volume was the lowest since 2004 and confirms a decreasing tendency since 2006, according to the latest figures released by the government. Read full article


Disclaimer & comment rules
  • ChrisR

    So is this because the national herd is at the lowest it has been or is it because the breeding programme failed or what?

    The govt should aid the farmers as much as possible to increase the breeding programme to raise the output WHILST maintaining sufficient breeding stock for the year after.

    If the present trend continues the export numbers will fall and eventually there is a limit to how much people will pay and the UYU income will collapse.

    Jan 12th, 2012 - 02:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Or is it because “some” people have their own ways of responding to South American blackmail?

    I won't purchase anything South American!

    Jan 13th, 2012 - 05:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Alberto Saavedra

    Oh yes you will! But you won't even know it.

    What is your specific problem with South America?

    Jan 15th, 2012 - 09:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    3) Oh dear!

    I think you had better put a crash helmet on and wait for the reply!

    Jan 16th, 2012 - 10:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!