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Argentina milestone: exporting certified deforestation-free beef for the first time to Europe

Published May 17, 2024

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Argentina has exported beef without deforestation for the first time, specifically to Germany. This milestone is a result of collaboration between the Secretariat of Bioeconomy, the National Agri-Food Health and Quality Service (Senasa), and the Institute for the Promotion of Argentine Beef (IPCVA), aiming to meet the demands of global markets. The European Union Regulation 1115/2023 aims to halt deforestation caused by agricultural expansion, including beef production. In 2023, Argentina exported 49 thousand tons of beef to the European Union, generating USD 479 million, making it the second-largest export destination after China.
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For the first time in its history, Argentina exported deforestation-free beef. The shipment, destined for Germany - the main buyer of Argentine meat in the European Union - "represents a fundamental advance within the framework of the export promotion policies promoted by the National Government, together with the export sector, since it strengthens livestock production with low environmental footprint, in line with the demands of the main markets in the world,” Senasa reported on Wednesday (05/15/2024). The event is considered a “milestone”, the result of joint work between the Secretariat of Bioeconomy, the National Agri-Food Health and Quality Service (Senasa) and the Institute for the Promotion of Argentine Beef (IPCVA), with a focus on consumers and the growing requirements linked to accessing export markets. It is recalled that the European Union Regulation 1115/2023 aims to stop deforestation and forest degradation caused by the expansion of agricultural land to produce ...
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