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Tag: beef export

  • Monday, December 3rd 2018 - 13:43 UTC

    Japan's doors open again to Uruguayan beef after Shinzo Abe's Montevideo stop

    “I would like to continue working hand in hand with the president of Uruguay, Tabaré Vázquez,” Shinzo Abe said in Montevideo.

    Uruguay's President Tabaré Vázquez met Sunday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Montevideo. During the encounter, both leaders signed an agreement which opened Japan's market to beef exports from the South American country after 20 years.

  • Thursday, January 18th 2018 - 09:11 UTC

    All cuts of Argentine beef and lamb have full access to the Chinese market

    Until this agreement, Argentina only had access to China with frozen boneless beef, which are low price cuts, nevertheless represented 50% of Argentine beef exports.

    Argentina and China signed a “historic” agreement that opens the huge Asian market to beef and lamb with bone from the South American country, according to Senasa the Argentine agriculture and livestock sanitary office. The deal concludes fifteen years of negotiations and means access to the world's largest importer of beef.

  • Wednesday, May 17th 2017 - 21:15 UTC

    Something smells rotten in Brazilian food companies: probes into bribed inspections

    The investigations have shaken confidence in Brazil's once-solid agricultural sector, leading some countries to suspend imports of Brazilian meat

    Brazilian police on Tuesday opened two separate investigations into whether certain food companies improperly received favorable treatment from the Agriculture Ministry, the latest probe ensnaring the powerful farming sector. The probes into whether inspection procedures were relaxed for meatpacking, dairy and other food companies come two months after industry leaders JBS SA and BRF SA were rocked by allegations of bribing food inspectors.

  • Friday, April 7th 2017 - 12:46 UTC

    Brazil's trade surplus in March soared 61.2% to US$ 7.14bn

    The data shows increased exports across all major product groups, including chicken and meat, which were recently shunned by international importers

    Brazilian exports outweighed imports by more than US$7 billion in March despite fears that the economy could be hard hit by the country's on-going meat scandal. The country recorded a US$7.14 billion trade surplus last month, the highest level on record for the country and a whopping 61.2% increase on the previous year.

  • Friday, July 10th 2015 - 07:08 UTC

    China becomes main importer of Uruguayan and Argentine frozen beef

    Data revealed that China’s consumption of frozen Argentine beef has boomed in recent months, with the Asian giant receiving 35.2% of total exports.

    China has become the largest importer of frozen Argentine beef, according to the latest data released by the Industry and Trade of Meat and Meat Produce Association (CICCRA). However these figures are far from neighboring Uruguay which in four months shipped to China almost 50.000 tons, that has become the country's leading market.

  • Saturday, May 2nd 2015 - 07:34 UTC

    Uruguay's meat exports in four months total 550m with beef the main item, 454m

    To 18 April, 674,656 cattle were slaughtered in approved slaughterhouses across Uruguay, an increase of 9% compared to the previous year.

    Uruguay exported meat, offal, meat products and by-products worth 550 million dollars in the year up to 18 April, 8% more than the same period of 2014. Beef exports totaled 454 million in the first months of the year, with the main buyers including China, member countries of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the European Union, Israel and MERCOSUR countries.

  • Tuesday, January 14th 2014 - 07:50 UTC

    China becomes the leading market for Uruguayan meat exports

    Total meat exports, including beef earned over 1.6bn dollars in 2013

    Uruguay's meat exports slid 6.5% in volume during 2013 compared to the previous year, but the big news is that China has become the main client for beef, followed by Nafta countries, (US, Canada and Mexico), according to the latest release from the country's National Meat Institute, INAC.

  • Monday, June 10th 2013 - 14:02 UTC

    Paraguay soy exports reach 1.55bn dollars in first five months of 2013

    Soy shipments are up 81% compared to the same period a year ago

    Soybeans, electricity and beef figure as the main export items of landlocked Paraguay, during the first five months of the year. According to a release from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, exports at the end of May reached 4,12bn dollars compared to 2.96bn a year ago, which represents a 57.3% increase.

  • Wednesday, November 7th 2012 - 22:42 UTC

    India becomes main world beef exporter in 2012, and probably 2013

    Indian lean and low priced beef is marketed mainly in the Middle East, Africa and southern Asia

    While the mantle of the world largest beef exporting nation has traditionally been a three-way race between Australia, Brazil and the US, 2012 has seen India race ahead of the pack, with expectations for Indian beef exports to grow again in 2013.

  • Saturday, September 1st 2012 - 06:25 UTC

    WTO says Argentina officially lodged a beef dispute against the US

    The sixty days for beef are already ticking and on Monday begins for lemons

    Argentina on Thursday officially lodged a dispute against US restrictions on imports of Argentinean beef and other meat products, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Friday.