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Montevideo, February 22nd 2024 - 11:02 UTC

Tag: United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

  • Monday, February 5th 2024 - 10:46 UTC

    Argentina exported 682,000 tons of beef last year, mostly to China

    China bought 73% of boneless meat and virtually all bone-in meat sold by Argentina last year

    Argentina is forecasted to increase 5,1% beef and calf production this year, reaching some 3,3 million tons with a domestic consumption of 2.43 million tons, according to the latest report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). This follows on a record beef exports 2023, 682.000 tons, despite government measures and export levies aimed at curbing prices in the home market in an election year.

  • Thursday, April 26th 2018 - 08:46 UTC

    Trade skirmish: China halts purchases of US soybeans, gives priority to Brazil

    At stake are 3 million tons of soybeans - estimated worth about US$1.3 billion - for which deals have been signed but cargoes have yet to leave U.S. ports, traders say

    China’s purchases of U.S. soybeans have come to a grinding halt, trade and industry sources say, as fears of further action by Beijing to curb imports of U.S. crops following last week’s anti-dumping move on sorghum rattles the agriculture industry.