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15 September 2014
View news from Brazil Improving Export Relations Lifts Brazil's Exports 10 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Strong Russian and Hong Kong demand and several lifted beef embargoes have allowed Brazil’s beef exports to pass the million ton mark for 2014....
11 September 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Getting Safer
BRAZIL – University research shows that Brazilian beef is becoming safer as the number of cattle slaughtered without sanitary inspection falls....
10 September 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat Prices Continue to Rise
BRAZIL - Beef prices in Brazil showed the highest increase in meat prices in August compared to the same period of 2013....
01 September 2014
View news from Brazil Another BSE Ban Lifted on Brazilian Beef
BRAZIL – Egypt joined Iran last week by lifting restrictions imposed on Brazilian beef as part of precautionary actions to an ‘atypical’ case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
29 August 2014
View news from Brazil Main Institutions of Animal Protein Chain Support FIPPPA 2015
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Machinery and Equipment (ABIMAQ) and the main Brazilian entities, universities and medias, trust in the quality and support the biggest event of animal protein production released in Latin America next year....
26 August 2014
View news from Brazil Iran Lifts Brazil Beef Ban
BRAZIL - Beef from Mato Grosso state can now be shipped into Iran, ending a three month embargo because of an atypical case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)....
21 August 2014
View news from Brazil Russian Demand Rockets Brazil Meat Prices
BRAZIL – Extra Russian demand is seeing ‘soaring’ pork prices in Brazil which is now inflating beef and chicken markets at a low supply ebb....
20 August 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Sees Continued Growth
BRAZIL - JBS’ improving financial performance financial performance in 2014 continued through the second quarter of the year with a net income of R$29 billion....
15 August 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Steer Prices Ease as Exports Surge
BRAZIL - Brazilian steer prices from Sao Paulo state eased in July, down 2.2 per cent on the previous month, averaging R3.97 kg/lwt – approximately US$1.78 kg/lwt according to Cepea/Esalq....
13 August 2014
View news from Brazil Agribusiness Exports Reach $9.61 Billion in July
BRAZIL - Brazil agribusiness exports reached $9.61 billion in July 2014....
15 July 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Exports to Surge Further
BRAZIL - Records are to be beaten this year in Brazilian beef sales abroad, Rabobank analysts have predicted....
02 July 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Slaughter up in First Quarter of 2014
BRAZIL - According to the Brazilian Institute of Geographic and Statistics (IBGE) quarterly survey, Brazilian cattle slaughter during the first quarter of 2014 rose 2.9 per cent year-on-year, to 8.36 million head, but was down 5.9 per cent on the previous...
04 June 2014
View news from Brazil BSE Does Not Dampen Beef Exports Which Lowers Prices
BRAZIL – A rise in beef exports has stopped a trend for higher steer prices in Brazil, despite last month’s BSE scare....
22 May 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Foods to Go Public
BRAZIL - One of Brazil’s largest food companies, JBS Foods is to float on the open market....
20 May 2014
View news from Brazil Russia Approves Six More Brazilian Meat Plants
BRAZIL – Six more meat plants are able to export to Russia following the decision of Russian food safety body Rosselkhoznadzor....
16 May 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Profits Hit by Taxes and Costs
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and poultry processor JBS saw gross profit rise by 67.9 per cent to R$3.42 billion a rise of R$1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2014....
12 May 2014
View news from Brazil Egypt and Peru Block Brazilian Beef
BRAZIL – Egypt and Peru have imposed bans on Brazilian beef following the recent bovine spongiform encephalopathy revelations....
09 May 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cow Tests Positive for BSE
BRAZIL – The World Organisation for Animal Health has confirmed another Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy case, this time in Brazil’s biggest beef region, Mato Grosso....
08 May 2014
View news from Brazil Feedlotters Caught In Price Squeeze
BRAZIL – A rise in feeder cattle and a dip in slaughter prices has squeezed the Brazilian feedlot sector and left farmers with no buying power....
View news from Brazil Major Flaws Found in Brazil's Beef Hygiene System
BRAZIL – Brazilian meat safety standards have come under fire after a USDA audit found no standard guidelines on Specified Risk Material (SRM) in cattle....
28 April 2014
View news from Brazil Brazil Investigates Atypical Case of BSE
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) has launched an investigation into a possible case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in the state of Mato Grosso....
25 March 2014
View news from Brazil JBS Sees Growth in Sales and Earnings
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat and food processing giant JBS saw consolidated net revenue reached R$92,902.8 million in 2013, an increase of R$17.2 billion, 22.7 per cent higher than in 2012....
21 March 2014
View news from Brazil Brazilians On 10 Year Path to 40 Per Cent More Milk and Meat
BRAZIL – A bullish government proposal has set sights on increasing meat and milk production by 40 per cent in 10 years....
View news from Brazil Mixed Prospects for Brazilian Agri-food Sectors in 2014
BRAZIL - The country's growth in GDP is expected to slow this year to no more that two per cent. In its agri-food sectors, the prospects are positive for poultry meat, beef, soybeans and ethanol while growth in corn (maize) and sugar look less likely....
19 March 2014
View news from Brazil Experts Report Brazilian Cattle Price Recovery
BRAZIL – Beef prices across most regions have recovered and are now 20 per cent higher than last year, according to Brazil’s premier data facility....
14 March 2014
View news from Brazil Americans In Pursuit of Brazilian TB Test
BRAZIL – US scientists are hot on the heels of a blood test for bovine tuberculosis devised by Brazilian experts....
10 March 2014
View news from Brazil US Government Grants Beef Consultation Extension to Brazil
BRAZIL – Beef processors have been granted a 60 day extension for comment submissions on the draft rule for raw bovine meat export by the US Department of Agriculture....
03 March 2014
View news from Brazil BRF Outlook Good as Income Soars
BRAZIL - BRF saw profits rise by 38 per cent last year reaching R $ 1.1 billion....
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