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Brazil expects to begin exporting matured beef to the US in first half of 2014

Friday, December 20th 2013 - 06:41 UTC
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Brasilia and Washington have taken the latest technical steps to open the US market to Brazilian beef, which if all runs smoothly together with a 60 to 90 days public consultation period could see the first shipments in the second quarter of next year. Currently because of sanitary barriers linked to Foot and Mouth Disease, FMD, Brazil can only export industrialized beef to the US. Read full article

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  • Mastershake

    Only one problem: Brazil's beef is not priced competitively enough to compete properly in the USA, especially when one considers the questionable quality and origins of said meat(i.e. was this meat raised on land that was formerly rain forest? Was it land that was stolen from smaller lad owners that were killed by bigger land owners, etc.)

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 09:08 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    Yes, because those are issues that really preoccupies the US population...
    Don't be silly, the only competition Brasil has in the land of the worm meat, is the farm bills...

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 09:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    Actually what preoccupies the PC American people in regards to food is to “buy local” and “organic”. Something you would not know, considering your pre-occupation with distortion of truths piss hunter.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 12:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    Great, us too.

    Now shovel that NAFTA up where it belongs.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 12:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    exactly........so bend over like a good little chica

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 01:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    So you can buy local?

    Hahahaha Poppy! You are a jewel!!!

    At least you can bet on it being organic. What can I say? Buen provecho!

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 01:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    I buy what I want and need, be it local, regional or imported. I have those choices. But then again.....not being in SA you do as well.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 01:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    You can already buy Beef from Brazil here, and it's grass fed beef, include from Uruguay. Organic (the old fashioned way) is pricy/expensive, but it's superior, it's in high demand because people here don't trust the gmo corn fed beef from the US and Canada for a good reason. This means more and better quality on the US market what is simply in demand, people want more organic food.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 03:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mastershake

    “garss fed”...yeah, partially, but what percentage of its final weight is put on through grain?
    Brazilian beef in Brazil is markedly more expensive than US beef in the US, so I repeat, the cost of Brazilian products make them unable to compete well globally, and near impossibly within the USA.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 04:27 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    That's because of the US farm bills, Mastershake, an obvious reason NOT to sign any agreement with USA...

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 04:45 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Captain Poppy

    hey fiddling dildo.....not all beef is what you idiots claim in the USA.......Christ..........get some Black Angus beef from a New England farm like the Cloudland farm. But you know that living (lololololololol) in the USA. You can buy shit milkers all the way to the world' s best beef.....Kobe.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 04:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

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    Dec 20th, 2013 - 06:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    “In 2014, Brasil will import a third of the petrol imported 2013. If we imported for 60B in 2013, we'll import for 20B in 2014, with the operational start of P-55, P-56, P-68, and 9 platforms that will produce those two thirds that we need.

    It's like there is a surplus is 40B dollars in our budget. If we add the investments from the international community, we can assure that Brasil is a country for present days.”

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 06:44 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Thank you Stevie. Meus sinceros agradecimentos e fidelidade para sempre.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 06:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    No worries, hermano, keep on the good work, we are all counting on you.

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 06:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    Roman Eastern Empire. Varagians from Sveride. For two centuries Varagians are defenders from the last flower from Lacio.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pofyKmcAzSw&list=UUEtaHyShEmJ1_2LMCgQG-NA

    Dec 20th, 2013 - 07:31 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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