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14 March 2012
View news from Brazil Increase in Cattle Inventories Forecast for 2012
BRAZIL - A three per cent increase in cattle inventories in 2012 as a result of government financial support for cattle herd rebuilding, genetic improvements, pasture improvements, and sustained cattle prices has been forecast....
28 February 2012
View news from Brazil High Number of Rabies Deaths to Date
BRAZIL - To date there have been 41 outbreaks and 47 deaths of bovine rabies in Parana, Brazil this year. This large number of cases so early on in the year is of some concern to the Ministry of Agriculture. ...
14 February 2012
View news from Brazil Ag Minister Forecasts Greater Meat Exports
BRAZIL - This year will be a good year for the Brazilian beef sector, according to minister of agriculture, Mendes Ribeiro. ...
03 February 2012
View news from Brazil NCBA: Brazil Exports Down, but Production Up
BRAZIL - Despite expanding the cow herd, exports from Brazil were down 15 per cent in 2011, the lowest level in five years, said Brett Stuart, from CattleFax at the NCBA Convention and Trade Show. Charlotte Johnston, TheCattleSite editor reports....
23 January 2012
View news from Brazil 2011 Brazilian Beef Exports Down 10 Per Cent
BRAZIL - Despite a year of declining sales in 2011, the Brazilian Association of Meat Export Industries (ABIEC) expects a recovery in 2012, with the potential to increase revenue from shipments to more than $6 billion....
05 January 2012
View news from Brazil Brazil Steps Up FMD Biosecurity
BRAZIL - Brazil has suspended imports of beef from the foot and mouth disease (FMD) infected area of Paraguay....
08 December 2011
View news from Brazil JBS Appoints President Of Mercosul Operations
BRAZIL - Brazilian based beef and meat processor JBS SA has appointed José Augusto de Carvalho Júnior as president of the Company´s operations in Mercosul. ...
18 November 2011
View news from Brazil JBS Shows Increased Revenue
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat procesing giant JBS has posted consolidated net revenue of R$15,567.8 million in the third quarter of the year, 10.6 per cent higher than in the third quarter of 2010. ...
16 November 2011
View news from Brazil Marfrig Posts 45 Per Cent Increase In Net Revenue
BRAZIL - In its quarterly report, Marfrig has posted record net revenues of 5.52 billion real (BRR) in 3Q11, and a 180 per cent increase in operating cash flow from the previous quarter....
28 October 2011
View news from Brazil Cattle Herd Increased By 2.1 Per Cent
BRAZIL - The Brazilian cattle herd increased by 2.1 per cent last year as against 2009 and reached 209.5 million heads, according to a survey by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE). Agência Brasil....
21 October 2011
View news from Brazil JBS Denies Breaking Sustainable Agreement
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef processing giant JBS SA has hit back at allegations that it has broken an accord over buying cattle from sustainable source. ...
07 October 2011
View news from Brazil Weaker Currency Boosts Brazilian Beef Exports
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports during September increased 13 per cent on the previous month, to 74,170 tonnes swt - assisted by the depreciation of the Brazilian real, lower cattle prices and increased demand from Russia, reports Meat and Livestock...
14 September 2011
View news from Brazil Marfrig Creates Keystone Foods Latin America
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processor Marfrig has created Keystone Foods Latin America - a company dedicated to the production, marketing and distribution of food for the food service channel in Brazil. ...
View news from Brazil Brazil Has Fastest Food Export Growth Rate
BRAZIL - Brazil’s processed food exports are showing the fastest rate of growth among the world’s major food producers....
05 September 2011
View news from Brazil Feedlot Output Increases In 2011
BRAZIL - The number of cattle turned off from Brazil's 50 largest feedlots in 2011 is forecast to grow 33 per cent year-on-year, to 1.6 million head (Agripoint), reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
02 September 2011
View news from Brazil Cattle Prices Rise In August
BRAZIL - The decline in cattle supplies during winter contributed to a two per cent increase in average Brazilian live heavy steer prices in August, to BR$3.37/kg lwt, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
31 August 2011
View news from Brazil Beef Producer Relocates To Save On Taxes
BRAZIL - The worlds largest beef producer, JBS, is relocating its meat packing operations to reap tax savings....
View news from Brazil New Beef Promotion Project For Brazil
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Beef Export Association (ABIEC) and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Agency have joined forces to boost the image of Brazilian beef around the world. ...
17 August 2011
View news from Brazil Marfrig Reports Net Revenue Up 50 Per Cent
BRAZIL - For the second quarter, Marfrig reports its net revenue at 5.3 billion real (BRR), an increase of 49.6 per cent on the same period of 2010....
View news from Brazil Net Revenue Up Four Per Cent For JBS
BRAZIL - Net revenue for JBS was almost four per cent higher for the second quarter than for the same period last year. All the company's business units registered gains. ...
11 August 2011
View news from Brazil First-Half Meat Output Rises
BRAZIL - The output of poultry, pork and beef for the first six months of this year was up slightly. ...
10 August 2011
View news from Brazil Beef Exports Declined 19 Per Cent In July
BRAZIL - Higher beef prices, tight supplies, a rising currency and weaker Russian and Middle Eastern markets all contributed to a 19 per cent monthly decline in Brazilian beef exports in July, to 62,767 tonnes swt, reports Meat and Livestock Australia...
01 August 2011
View news from Brazil Abiec Launches Promotional Programme
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Association of Beef Export Industries (Abiec) has launched the "Livestock of Brazil" project - a communication programme which demonstrates how modern and sustainable the industry is, through case studies....
07 July 2011
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Exports Down In 2010-11
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports fell nine per cent year-on-year, to 871,592 tonnes swt, in 2010-11, according to data from the Brazilian Ministry for Development, Industry and Trade. ...
04 July 2011
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Slaughter Steady
BRAZIL - Brazilian cattle slaughter during the nine months to March was relatively steady, at 21.7 million head, only 0.3 per cent below the corresponding period in 2009-10. ...
28 June 2011
View news from Brazil JBS Launches Share Buy-Back Programme
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef processor JBS has announced plans to buy back up to 37,500,000 non-par registered common shares. ...
01 June 2011
View news from Brazil Brazilian Cattle Prices Ease In May
BRAZIL - Brazilian grown steer prices have eased since late April, largely the result of a slightly higher supply of cattle and the difficulty in passing high beef prices through to end users. ...
31 May 2011
View news from Brazil Decline in Brazilian Beef Exports Continues
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports continue to be affected by unfavourable exchange rates which is indirectly helping domestic beef consumption, writes Peter Duggan, Strategic Information Services, Bord Bia. ...
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