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28 December 2007
View news from Brazil Beef Exporters Association to Hold Actions in Arab Nations
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association (Abiec) is going to promote, starting in 2008, trade promotion activities in four Arab countries. ...
13 December 2007
View news from Brazil Sadia Delays New Plant Decision on EU Restrictions
BRAZIL - Sadia SA said it will postpone a decision on where to build its new meatpacking plant on concern the European Union may tighten restrictions on Brazilian beef. ...
12 December 2007
View news from Brazil Arabs Buy into Brazilian Beef
BRAZIL - The Arab market currently answers to 17% of Brazilian beef exports, losing only to Russia (27%) and the European Union (19%). Foreign sales of the product generated US$ 4.1 billion between January and November, an increase of 13.85% in comparison...
View news from Brazil New Beef Coldstore for Minas Gerais
Brazil - The Arantes Grtoup based in São Paulo Brazil is to build a new cold store for beef exports in Unai in the North West of Minas Gerais....
29 November 2007
View news from Brazil Beef Exports Rising in Brazil
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports have risen by 10.5 per cent in the year to October according to the latest figures from the Brazilian Beef Export Industries Association (ABIEC)....
26 November 2007
View news from Brazil Marfrig Buys Argentine Quickfood
Brazil - Brazilian beef processor Marfrig has closed out a deal to buy the Argentine Quickfood....
22 November 2007
View news from Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul Declared FMD Free
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Government has declared Mato Grosso do Sul a region that is free from foot and mouth disease....
07 November 2007
View news from Brazil Beef Industry Seeks Partnerships With Algerians
BRAZIL - The president at the Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association (Abiec), Marcus Vinícius Pratini de Moraes, stated on Monday that the beef sector is interested in establishing binational companies and joint ventures with Algerian companies,...
19 October 2007
View news from Brazil Consumers Ignored In Big Beef Debate
BRAZIL - Consumers have been ignored in the Brazilian beef import debate, it has been claimed. MRP Colm Burke has called the Commission to account for their failure to ensure that beef imported from Brazil meets the same high standards that are imposed...
12 October 2007
View news from Brazil Ethanol Won't Drive Cattle Farmers Back To The Amazon
BRAZIL - Brazilian ethanol production will not displace large quantities of cattle into the Amazon region because it will harm the country's beef export.- That is the opinion of José Roberto Moreira, Chairman of CENBIO, the Brazilian Reference Center...
05 October 2007
View news from Brazil Patience Thins As Brazils Time On Traceability Ticks Away
BRAZIL - ICSA Beef Chairman Robin Smith has expressed anger at news that the Brazilian government is seeking even more time to get their house in order on traceability....
09 August 2007
View news from Brazil Brazil Has Foot And Mouth Too
BRAZIL - Furious farmers last night called for a ban on beef imports from countries with foot and mouth disease while British livestock movement remains frozen....
24 July 2007
View news from Brazil Brazil's Cut Of The World Beef Market Grows
BRAZIL - Driving across his 3,000-hectare ranch near Cuiaba in central Brazil, Arno Schneider pulls over his pickup truck and points to a stretch of pasture of an almost luminous green. ...
06 July 2007
View news from Brazil Brazil grabs juicier stake of world beef market
BRAZIL - Driving across his 3,000 hectare ranch near Cuiabá in central Brazil, Arno Schneider pulls over his pick-up truck and points to a stretch of pasture of an almost luminous green. ...
18 June 2007
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Exports Yield 1.8 Billion In Five Months
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports netted 443 million US dollars in May, a new monthly record high according to the Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association (Abiec). Shipments totaled 266.000 tons, up 28.6% over May 2006. ...
13 June 2007
View news from Brazil Thanks to Russia and US Brazil's Beef Exports Grow 39%
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of bovine meat yielded US$ 443 million in May, a new monthly record high according to information disclosed this Tuesday, June 12, by the Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association (Abiec). The value amount is 28% higher...
29 May 2007
View news from Brazil JBS of Brazil Agrees to Buy Swift for $1.4 Billion, People Say
BRAZIL - JBS SA, Latin America's biggest meat producer, agreed to buy Swift & Co., the third-largest U.S. beef and pork producer, for $1.4 billion, people familiar with the matter said....
23 May 2007
View news from Brazil Animal Health Body Declares Brazilian Region Free Of Foot-And-Mouth
BRAZIL - Officials from the World Animal Health Organization have declared the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina free of the foot-and-mouth disease, a meat industry official said on Tuesday. ...
11 May 2007
View news from Brazil JBS-Friboi Confirms Bid For Swift & Co.
SAO PAULO - JBS-Friboi, the largest producer and exporter of beef in Latin America, said on Thursday it is bidding for North American meat packer Swift & Co....
08 May 2007
View news from Brazil Thanks to Russia and the US Brazil Beef Exports Grow Over 40%
BRAZIL - Brazilian exports of cattle beef generated US$ 1.4 billion in the first four months of 2007, an increase of 43.34% when compared to the same period last year, according to information disclosed today, May 7, by the Brazilian Beef Industry and...
02 May 2007
View news from Brazil Brazil Capable Of Doubling Beef Exports
BRAZIL - According to Brazil’s National Agriculture Confederation (CNA), Brazil has the capacity to meet increased beef export demand. CNA estimates that beef available for export could more than double if slaughter rates increased from 22% of the national...
21 March 2007
View news from Brazil Cattle Beef Sales To The Emirates Should Double
Brazil - ANBA report Brazil had revenues of US$ 35.5 million from cattle beef exports to the Arab country last year. This year, sales should increase to US$ 70 million, according to projections by the Brazilian Beef Industry and Exporters Association...
15 March 2007
View news from Brazil Promising Brazilian Growth Drives Demand for Feed Additives
BRAZIL - Brazil's position as one of the most important meat exporters in the world, and one of the leading animal feed producers, is driving strong growth of its animal feed additives market. ...
14 March 2007
View news from Brazil Greater demand for cattle beef to come from developing nations
BRAZIL - According to a sector study, by 2030 emerging countries will consume 350 million tonnes of cattle beef, against 100 million in developed countries. Brazil, which is already the greatest exporter in the sector, should occupy a special position...
13 March 2007
View news from Brazil Will loan money really bring sustainable cattle ranching to the Amazon?
BRAZIL - Brazil's second largest exporter of beef has won approval of a controversial loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private equity lender of the World Bank, according to a report from the Associated Press. ...
09 March 2007
View news from Brazil World Bank approves US$90 million (€68 million) loan to Brazilian beef exporter
BRAZIL - The International Finance Corporation, the private equity lender of the World Bank, approved a US$90 million (€68 million) loan to Brazil's second-largest beef exporter, Bertin Group, on Thursday. ...
23 February 2007
View news from Brazil Brazil to Keep Title as Emirates' Top Beef Supplier
BRAZIL - The eleven Brazilian producers of cattle beef that participated in the Gulfood, the largest food sector fair in the Middle East, which ended yesterday, February 22, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have already closed deals at the event...
View news from Brazil Meat packing plants from Brazil close deals at Gulfood
BRAZIL - The eleven Brazilian producers of cattle beef that are participating in the Gulfood, the largest food sector fair in the Middle East, which ended yesterday (22) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, have already closed deals at the event. "The fair...
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