In April, Brazilian beef export revenue increased by 56% year-on-year

Tue, 05/17/2022 - 18:44

Brazil's "economic value" reported on May 13 that according to the data of the Foreign Trade Secretariat (secex) of the Brazilian Ministry of economy and the Brazilian Association of freezers (abrafrigo), in April, the export volume of Brazilian beef reached 186,600 tons, a year-on-year increase of 22.3%. Due to the rise in average prices, export revenue increased by 56.3% year-on-year to US $1.1 billion. In the first four months of this year, Brazilian beef exports reached 732400 tons, a year-on-year increase of 30%.

Colombian ambassador: Meat exports to China are only 'one step away'

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 18:47

Recently, Colombian ambassador to China, Luis Monsalve, told the media that Colombia is only one step away from exporting beef and pork to China.

"Portafolio" news network reported on May 9, Monsalvi introduced that Colombia has been preparing for several years to export meat to China. The final step in qualifying for export is to send a team from China to Colombia to conduct a review of the Colombian meat processing plant, however, due to the outbreak of the epidemic, this step has not been completed so far.

Uruguay's live slaughter hit a new high this year, with nearly 60,000 slaughtered last week!

Thu, 05/12/2022 - 11:23

According to the latest official data released by Uruguay, last week (2022.05.01-2022.05.07), Uruguay’s domestic live slaughter maintained a strong momentum, with a total of 59,000 live slaughtered this week, breaking a new high for the year.

Dissatisfied with soaring beef prices, Guatemalan butchers issue 'ultimatum' to cattle farms

Mon, 05/09/2022 - 10:00

On May 5, meat retailers in at least 45 markets in the Guatemalan capital collectively issued an "ultimatum" to cattle farms: if beef prices continue to rise, they will stop buying local beef and import it from abroad.

The Guatemalan "Free Press" reported that meat retailers said that as cattle farms continue to increase the price of live cattle, the price of beef continues to rise, which has a great impact on their business: many consumers cannot afford the continuous increase. The price of beef, retailers have to "absorb" the loss.

Reduction and price increase of Argentine beef export in the first quarter of 2022

Fri, 05/06/2022 - 17:36

Argentina's "Nation" website reported on April 26 that in the first quarter of 2022, Argentina exported a total of 195,000 tons of beef, down 7% from the same period in 2021. However, thanks to the high international meat prices, the total export value of beef in the first quarter of Afghanistan reached 779 million US dollars, an increase of 26% year-on-year.

Brazil's beef exports hit another record high in March

Fri, 04/15/2022 - 18:10

Brazil's "economic value" reported on April 8 that according to the data of the Foreign Trade Secretariat (secex) compiled by the Brazilian meat processing enterprises association (abrafrigo), in March, the total export volume of Brazilian beef was 203,500 tons, with an export volume of US $1.124 billion. Compared with the same period of the previous year, the export volume increased by 28%, the export volume increased by 57%, and the average price increased by 20.5%, reaching US $5,319 per ton, all the highest level in the same period in history.

Argentina expects less meat supply this year, more price pressure!

Sun, 03/27/2022 - 17:47

A study by the Fada Foundation for the Brafford and Hereford Breeders' Association in Argentina detailed that "low feedlot occupancy, combined with drought and fire, will create a shortage of meat in the market. Supply fewer means higher prices, so there will be more pressure on the government to intervene," the report warned.

In January, beef accounted for 49% of total meat production, followed by poultry at 40.3% and pork at 10.7%. Compared with December 2021, chicken production increased by 5.3% and pork production decreased by 5.2%.