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

China enables 25 Brazilian slaughterhouses for export

Another 25 Brazilian slaughterhouses are qualified to export to the Chinese market.
Brazil and World

Brazil is authorized to export chicken to Indonesia

According to a statement issued by the Indonesian government last Friday, September 6, Brazil will now be able to export chicken meat to the Asian country.
Brazil and World

Brazilian beef stands out in exports and quality

Brazilian beef exports grew 14.2% from January to August, compared to the same period of 2018.
Brazil and World

Dubaiís GDP to pick up after 2018 slowdown

For the next three years, Dubai's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to grow an average of 2.5% yearly.