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06 April 2020
View news from Uruguay Uruguay union halts production at Minerva and Marfrig plants
A labour union in Uruguay has stopped the slaughter of cattle in the Montevideo area until 8 April as part of negotiations over salaries and measures to protect workers from the ongoing pandemic....
21 August 2015
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Beef Exports Lift in 2014-15
URUGUAY - Uruguayan beef exports in 2014-15 increased 6.6 per cent on the previous year, to 248,485 tones swt (GTA/Central Bank)....
17 June 2015
View news from Uruguay Uruguay Beef Exports Growing
URUGUAY – Uruguay has become a ‘significant player’ in world beef trading, with shipments to China and the US flourishing early in 2015....
29 April 2015
View news from Uruguay Uruguay Meat Exports Up
URUGUAY - Uruguay exported meat, offal, meat products and by-products worth $550 million in the year up to 18 April, 8 per cent more than the same period of 2014. ...
10 January 2014
View news from Uruguay China Doubles Uruguay Beef Buying
URUGUAY – China’s share of Uruguayan beef exports doubled in 2013, while the overall value and amount contracted seven and six per cent respectively....
12 December 2013
View news from Uruguay China to Drive Uruguayan Red Meat in 2014
URUGUAY – China is the ‘great engine’ which will drive red meat demand, said National Meat Institute (INAC) analyst Paul Caputi earlier this week....
11 December 2013
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Cattlemen Granted Angus Brand by European Union
URUGUAY – Aberdeen Angus producers in Uruguay are now able to certify the provenance of Angus beef destined for the European Union....
01 October 2013
View news from Uruguay Study Links Three Genes With Grazing Efficiency
URUGUAY – Efficient beef production can be achieved through grazing if farmers select for three specific genes in cattle and focus on residual feed intake (RFI), a study has found....
18 September 2013
View news from Uruguay Beef Consumption Falling, Pork Rising in Uruguay
URUGUAY - Beef consumption in the first half of 2013 was very similar to that recorded in the previous year, showing a slight contraction of around 1.2 per cent, representing a monthly average of 14,000 tons....
03 September 2013
View news from Uruguay Excellent Year For Uruguayan Livestock Sector
URUGUAY – The Uruguayan livestock sector has experienced a year ‘without a hitch’, according to an agri-business consultant and marketing company....
16 August 2013
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Beef Shipments Up
URUGUAY - Uruguayan beef exports during July increased by seven per cent on the previous month, to 20,133 tonnes - but remained 14 per cent lower on the corresponding period in 2012, according to data from Meat and Livestock Australia. ...
01 July 2013
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Beef Sector To Turn Focus To Environment and Welfare
Uruguay – After ten years of expansion, Uruguay is now the seventh largest exporter of beef, but while the foundations are set, much more work is being done by the industry to improve quality and standards....
09 May 2013
View news from Uruguay Chinese Beef Buying Continues to Rise
URUGUAY – Beef exports have risen to over 7000 tons deadweight per month, figures have shown. ...
22 April 2013
View news from Uruguay Rabobank: Chinese Make Up Bigger Beef Market Share
URUGUAY – Beef trading has received a welcome boost thanks to increased uptake from the Chinese market....
26 March 2013
View news from Uruguay First Beef Shipment Leaves For Korea By Boat
URUGUAY – A shipment of beef has left Montevideo harbour for South Korea, the Nation Institute of Meat has confirmed. ...
15 February 2013
View news from Uruguay Beef Specification Agreement A Step Closer
URUGUAY/RUSSIA – Trade meetings held by Uruguayan and Russian officials have come close to developing a quota and categorisation system of beef quality for shipment to Russia....
21 January 2013
View news from Uruguay Farmers Benefit as Electronic Tag Success Strengthens Sector
URUGUAY – Electronic tagging systems have radically improved cattle traceability which has been vital for the national pride of a country that has 11 million head of beef cattle and is one of the world’s major beef exporters. ...
29 October 2012
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Beef Exports Surge
URUGUAY - Uruguayan beef exports for the first nine months of 2012 increased 13 per cent year-on-year, to 188,054 tonnes swt, with increased volumes to Chile, Israel, China and US....
01 June 2012
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Beef Exports Increase in April
URUGUAY - Uruguayan beef exports for January to April increased 10 per cent compared to the corresponding period last year, to 83,101 swt (National Meat Institute). ...
23 March 2012
View news from Uruguay Locals will not be Affected by EU Genetic Import Ban
URUGUAY - Local producers will not be affected by the ban on imports of European genetics due to the outbreak of Schmallenberg....
14 March 2012
View news from Uruguay Call for Flexible Measures to Eradicate Brucellosis
URUGUAY - Flexible measures are needed to eradicate brucellosis in Uruguay, US expert Valerie Raggan, told the president of the Rural Association of Uruguay (ARU), José Bonica....
07 March 2012
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Meat Consumption Up, Beef Demand Falls
URUGUAY - Meat consumption in Uruguay is on the rise reaching 94.7kg per person per year in 2011. ...
20 February 2012
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Beef in Big Demand
URUGUAY - Three countries of the former Soviet Union, Moldova, Georgia and Tajikistan, are interested in buying beef from Uruguay, as expressed by representatives of these markets to members of the Uruguayan delegation participating in the Fair Prodexpo...
06 September 2011
View news from Uruguay Beef Exports Rise In August
URUGUAY - Uruguayan beef exports for August rose 53 per cent in July and 45 per cent on the same period last year, to 20,294 tonnes swt, bolstered by increased demand from Russia, due to lower Brazilian competition, along with a stabilisation in cattle...
23 August 2011
View news from Uruguay Cattle Supplies To Remain Tight
URUGUAY - Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) reports that Uruguayan cattle slaughter for 2011 and 2012 is forecast to fall to its lowest level since the countries' Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) crisis in 2002, estimated at around two million head (Uruguayan...
04 February 2011
View news from Uruguay Uruguayan Cattle Slaughter Down In 2010
URUGUAY - Uruguayan cattle slaughter decreased 5 per cent in 2010, to 2.2 million head, as overall cattle supplies continued to remain tight. ...
22 November 2010
View news from Uruguay OIE Americas Conference Concludes
URUGUAY - High-ranking officials from all OIE Member Countries in the Americas, including the Caribbean, and from national, regional and world organisations, including the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), attended the 20th Conference...
17 August 2010
View news from Uruguay Uruguay Focus On Export Markets And Quality Meat
URUGUAY - The National Meat Institute (INAC) has approved the first protocol of good animal husbandry practices, seeking to recover the Uruguayan exports lost from not having such requirements in place, as well as improving meat quality....
 
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