Brazil and World

China enable import of more 13 Brazilian slaughterhouses

Other 13 Brazilian slaughterhouses were qualified to export meat to China. The news was confirmed and celebrated by Brazil's agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina, in a message posted on Twitter.
“Another very good news for producers and for Brazilian livestock. I just received the news that more 13 plants enabled for China. Five of pork, five of beef and three of poultry. That is the big news of the day”, she said.
Producers, entities and companies related to the livestock sector are also celebrating the news. According to the president of the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), Francisco Turra, Brazil now has 16 slaughterhouses to export pork and 46 slaughterhouses for chicken meat qualified to the Chinese market.
Since the beginning of the year, China has taken the lead among the main Brazil's poultry and swine export destinations. Between January and October, the country imported 183.1 thousand tons of pork, a 40% increase over the same period last year. Regarding chicken meat, there were 444.7 thousand tons or 22% increase.
In all, 31.4% of pork and 13.3% of chicken exported by Brazil this year were shipped to China.
Brazil and World

Brazilian beef exports might hit record

Beef shipments have also increased and are moving to a record. In November, according to data from the Brazilian Association of Slaughterhouses (Abrafrigo), were handled 180.2 thousand tons.
Brazil and World

Brazil increases pork exports by 14.4% and chicken by 2%

Brazilian animal protein exports continue to rise. In the first 11 months of this year, there was a 14.4% increase in shipments of Brazilian pork and 2% in chicken shipments.
Brazil and World

Chicken and pork’s prices are impacted by the increase on beef’s

The prices of chicken and pork meat already showed variations in values as well.
Brazil and World

Live cattle price breaks record

This week, the price of beef in Brazil has risen considerably and the live cattle’s hit a record.