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23 September 2013
View news from Brazil Short Supply of Cattle Puts Live and Deadweight Prices Up Through September
BRAZIL - Fed cattle and meat quotes have been registering significant increases in September, affected mainly by the limited supply compared to the demand....
18 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Sector Reaches Peak
BRAZIL - The Brazilian beef industry is currently at a peak and about to regress slightly over the coming year, market analysts say....
View news from Brazil New Corporate Affairs Chief at BRF
BRAZIL - Marcos Jank to head up the Global Division for Corporate Affairs of Brasil Foods (BRF)....
16 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Steer Prices Improving
BRAZIL - Brazilian steer prices improved during August, averaging R$3.38/kg lwt (approximatelly A$1.60/kg lwt) in Sao Paulo state, up 12 per cent year-on-year in Real (Brazilian currency) terms (Cepea/ESALQ)....
09 September 2013
View news from Brazil Weak Currency Boosts Brazilian Beef Exports
BRAZIL - Strong international demand, a weak currency and sluggish domestic demand combined to boost Brazilian beef exports during August to 109,300 tonnes swt – the highest volume since August 2007....
06 September 2013
View news from Brazil New States Recognised as Free of FMD
BRAZIL - The states of Ceará and Piauí are now recognised as zones free of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)....
View news from Brazil Calf Prices Moved Up 9.4% in 2013
BRAZIL - Cattlemen expenses regarding calves purchases resumed increasing this year, accumulating a 9.4 per cent increase from January to July. ...
02 September 2013
View news from Brazil Stable Outlook for JBS SA and JBS USA
BRAZIL - Standard and Poor's rating agency has reaffirmed the BB rating of JBS SA and JBSA USA with stable outlook. ...
20 August 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil Declared 99 per cent FMD Free
BRAZIL – More than 205 million head of cattle – 99 per cent of the national herd - have been declared free of foot and mouth disease by the agriculture minister, Antonio Andrade....
16 August 2013
View news from Brazil JBS Revenue Rise from Organic Growth
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processing giant JBS had net revenue of R $ 21.9 billion in the second quarter of the year, up R$ 3.4 billion, or 18.7 per cent, compared to the second quarter of 2012. ...
15 August 2013
View news from Brazil July Hits Five Year Export High for Brazil
BRAZIL – July has been confirmed as the best month for beef exports and revenue since September 2008, the Brazilian Association of Beef Exporters (ABIEC) has announced....
View news from Brazil JBS Mercosul Appoints Gularte as New President
BRAZIL - Miguel Gularte has been appointed as the new president of Brazilian meat processing giant JBS Mercosul....
13 August 2013
View news from Brazil Vaccination Not Required For Bluetongue
BRAZIL – A technical collaboration has unanimously decided that there is no justification for the import of vaccines into Brazil for Bluetongue disease....
12 August 2013
View news from Brazil Marfrig Sees Revenue Growth
BRAZIL - Improvements in sales to Foodservice and exports by Marfrig Beef Brazil has helped Marfrig‘s net revenue grow by 9.4 per cent in the second quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2012. ...
09 August 2013
View news from Brazil Lower Beef Prices Spark Concern Over Economy
BRAZIL - Beef export prices have dropped 8.4 per cent over the last 12 months, the Centre for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA) has revealed. ...
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat Export Rise Assisted by Fall in Real
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports during July reached 105,100 tonnes, up 20 per cent on the previous month and the highest volume since July 2007 according to figures from MDIC. ...
30 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods Sees Revenue Rise
BRAZIL - Brazilian poultry, meat and food processor Brasil Foods saw the company’s net revenue rise by 10 per cent in the second quarter of the year to R$7.5 billion. ...
29 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat Production to Expand
BRAZIL - The latest long term outlook report released by Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, points to increased meat production over the next 10 years, according to Peter Duggan from the Strategic Information Services of Bord Bia...
15 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Expansion Linked to North Africa and Asia
BRAZIL – Expansion in Asian and north African markets is why market experts are tipping Brazil for a beef boom amounting to $6 million by the end of 2013. ...
12 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat Production to Expand
BRAZIL - According to the latest Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) Long Term Outlook, Brazilian beef production is forecast to increase 22.5 per cent between 2012-13 and 2022-23, reaching 10.9 million tonnes by the end...
09 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil Opens Doors To Paraguayan Livestock
BRAZIL – Brazil has given authorisation for beef livestock to be imported from San Pedro, a region of central Paraguay....
24 June 2013
View news from Brazil Transition Period Widens Fed Cattle Price Range
BRAZIL- Distinct prices have been registered in the Brazilian fed cattle market because of differences of animals traded, according to analysts at Cepea, the research centre linked to Sao Paulo University. ...
17 June 2013
View news from Brazil Beef Cuts Prices Slump Through Early June
BRAZIL - Meat on the bone is enduring marginal price increases through early June despite the short supply of fat animals and healthy meat demand, according to the Centre of Advanced Studies on Applied Economics. ...
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Prices Move Higher
BRAZIL - Steer price in Brazil increased across most markets last week, averaging 310US¢/kg in Sao Paulo state, with wholesale prices also reportedly rising according to data from FNP. ...
10 June 2013
View news from Brazil Supply Lull Between Pasture, Feedlot Selling
BRAZIL – May showed firm cattle prices due to demand outstripping supply as a break in production was seen between most pasture fed cattle having been marketed and much of the feedlot sector not ready to slaughter....
16 May 2013
View news from Brazil Indigenous Communities to Get FMD Help
BRAZIL – Indigenous farmers in the Roraima region are to benefit from a foot and mouth vaccination scheme worth £253,000....
View news from Brazil JBS Sees Profits Rise
BRAZIL - Net Revenue for Brazilian meat processing giant JBS rose by 22 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year by R$3.5 billion to R$19.5 billion. ...
02 May 2013
View news from Brazil Vaccination Procedure Change
BRAZIL - The timing of vaccination procedures for several states will be altered, extending deadlines to June 30, the government announced yesterday. ...
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