Argentine Economy Minister Sergio Massa Thursday announced the creation of the so-called “agro dollar,” a new exchange rate for agrifood exports, which seeks to help replenish the country's impoverished coffers while simplifying foreign currency operations for all rural producers.Add your comment!
Chilean health authorities Wednesday confirmed the first case of a human patient suffering from avian flu. It is a 53-year-old man from the city of Arica in the northern part of the country, who has been reported to be stable.Add your comment!
Brazil’s soybean output and exports in 2023 will be higher than expected, Brazilian oilseed lobby Abiove announced this week, as local farmers harvest a bumper crop. Abiove now estimates Brazil’s soy production at a record 153.6 million tons, one million more than the last projection last January.Add your comment!
Brazil’s main trading partner, China, is the destination for over a quarter of total Brazilian exports, involving more than US$90 billion in 2022 in transactions of commodities such as soy, crude oil, and iron ore – products that dominate the bilateral agenda between the two nations.Add your comment!
Argentina’s soybean imports are expected to more than double this season due to the devastating impacts of the historic drought on the country’s 2022/23 harvest, the country’s Rosario grains exchange said in a report.Add your comment!
China reopened its market for beef exports from Brazil las week, Thursday (3/23). The information was passed on to the Minister of Agriculture, Carlos Fávaro, and to the Brazilian delegation in Beijing by the country’s General Administration of Customs (GACC).Add your comment!
The Veterinary Department can confirm that, following a major implementation of enhanced bio-security across the Islands, there have, to date, been no confirmed cases of avian influenza (bird flu) in the Falkland Islands wild or domestic birds.Add your comment!
A surge in African swine fever infections in China is set to reduce hog output later this year, farm managers and analysts said this week, pushing up prices in the world’s top pork consumer as demand recovers.Add your comment!
The price of beef (fresh, chilled or frozen) exported by Brazil mainly to China in the first week of February maintained the downward trend of the last eight months, but, according to analysts, the trend now is for prices to recover in the rest of the year, although to levels lower than those observed in June.Add your comment!
The first shipment of Argentine beef took off from Ezeiza Airport Tuesday on an AeroMexico flight after more than 10 years of negotiations, the South American country's National Service for Agrifood Health and Quality (Senasa) reported. Both countries had agreed on December 2 on the sanitary certificate requirements.