Ecuadorian authorities have activated an epidemiological encirclement following a surge in cases of avian influenza. The first confirmation stemmed from a poultry production farm in the Andean province of Cotopaxi thanks to controls by the Agency for Regulation and Phytosanitary and Zoosanitary Control (Agrocalidad), the Agriculture and Livestock Ministry said.
Brazilian orange juice shipments to the UK should benefit from the recent decision by the British government to suspend tariffs on concentrated and ready-to-drink juice imports from January first 2023 to 31 December 2024.
More than 50,5 million birds in US poultry farms have been slaughtered because of outbreaks of avian flu among flocks in over forty states, according to the Department of Agriculture.
A week-long general strike by Chilean lorry drivers is beginning to affect the country's foreign trade as goods fail to reach their ports of shipment. The fruit guild reported Monday that some 30 million kilos of exportable cherries had remained ashore due to the measure.
Russia is determined to unblock Russian fertilizers frozen in European ports, because of sanctions, and expects to resume ammonia exports through a pipeline across Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin made the announcement criticizing the current situation as totally unacceptable but admitted it is happening.
The Brazilian conglomerate Minerva Foods is moving to complete a further overseas acquisition, this time a state of the art abattoir and meat packing plant in Uruguay which once the deal is completed will mean over 50% of the country's meat industry will be under control of Brazilian conglomerates.
Brazilian agribusiness exports reached a record of US$ 136.10 billion in the first ten months of 2022, which represents a 33.0% increase in value over the same period in 2021, according to the country's official foreign trade office. China remained as the leading destination for Brazilian commodities, purchasing US$ 45.28 billion, equivalent to 33.3% of total exports Brazilian agriculture.
Sponsored by the Argentine Foreign and International trade ministry, a business delegation from Argentina visited the UK for a round of negotiations involving companies linked to the food and beverage industries.
Brazil is forecasted to gain a 19.3% larger quota of chicken meat exports to the UK in accordance with the bilateral agreement signed last November 17 at the World Trade Organization (WTO), according to information from the financial press agency Valor.
A severe drought, followed by several episodes of frost, is expected to reduce Argentine wheat harvest by 40% from initial estimates to around 11/12 million tons, which is expected to have an impact on the Mercosur partner Brazil.