Agriculture: Ministry points to health certification service as key factor for increased exports of Brazil

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Published Feb 24, 2024

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In 2023, Brazil's agricultural exports experienced a surge due to the implementation of a specialized health certification service, as reported by the Ministry of Agriculture. This new service enabled the government to certify food safety requirements for China, Morocco, and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Notable exports included 270 tons of chestnuts, walnuts, and almonds to the GCC Arab countries, increased exports of coffee beans to Indonesia, and black pepper and crude soybean oil to Morocco. Additionally, Brazil exported 48 thousand tons of pelletized citrus pulp to China.
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By Leandro Silveira São Paulo, 02/23/2024 - Brazilian exports of agricultural products were boosted in 2023 by the adoption of the specialized health certification service, the Ministry of Agriculture assessed in a note. The Department of Inspection of Products of Plant Origin of the Secretariat of Agricultural Defense carried out new procedures, allowing the government to certify food safety requirements for China, Morocco and member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In the note, the ministry highlights exports of 270 tons of chestnuts, walnuts and almonds in 2023 to the GCC Arab countries, with 32 tons of cashew nuts to Oman, 16 tons of Brazil nuts and 18 tons of pecan nuts to to Saudi Arabia. In addition to health certification, Agriculture also cited trade promotion by agricultural attachés and the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency (ApexBrasil) as a factor contributing to the expansion of international trade, including a significant increase in ...
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