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Brazil meat exports slump on trade bans, logistics issues

Brazil meat exports slump on trade bans, logistics issues


Export sales by Brazilian meat processors lagged last year as trade bans and a domestic truckers’ strike weighed on their ability to serve major customers like Russia and the European Union, according to data released by trade group ABPA on Thursday.

Europe banned 20 Brazilian chicken plants because of food safety concerns, while Russia froze imports of the country’s pork for nearly a year after accusing Brazilian purveyors of using a banned feed additive.

full story – Reuters

Ana Mano