Brazil and World

FAO estimates an increase of 5% in meat imports

World meat imports are projected to increase by 5% in 2019 compared to 2018. The projection for an increase of 1.5 million tons is from the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).
The main importer is still China, which this year may achieve a considerable increase to fill the gap left by African Swine Fever. According to the FAO, the increase should be close to 20%. Pork represents 40% of the total imports by the Asian country.
From the 13,880 million tons forecast, 38.7% will be chicken meat, followed by beef with 31.3% and pork with 26.4%.
Brazil and World

May: Brazil increases exports of chicken meat

Brazil recorded an increase of 14.4% in chicken meat exports in May.
Brazil and World

USA visit Brazilian slaughterhouses to restart imports of beef

This week, US inspectors started the visits to Brazilian slaughterhouses to evaluate the possibility of restart importing beef in nature from Brazil, which have been suspended since 2017
Brazil and World

May is the second best in the history of poultry shipments

Brazilian exports of chicken meat in nature presented the second best ever in history, with 345,900 tons.
Brazil and World

BSE: OIE keeps insignificant risk for Brazil

Brazil continues with the sanitary status of "insignificant risk" for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), known as Mad Cow Disease.