Brazil hopes to complete opening of Mexico to beef by next week

Updated Mar 7, 2023
From Broadcast The Brazilian government expects to conclude negotiations for the export of beef to Mexico in the next few hours. The expectation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (Mapa) is that the protocol can be signed this Monday (6) or at the latest at the beginning of next week. The only impediment to the signing of the phytosanitary protocols fell yesterday, with the confirmation that an isolated case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a disease popularly known as “mad cow disease”, detected in an animal in Pará in February, was atypical. “The opening was supposed to come out last Friday (24th), but due to the isolated case of mad cow disease, they asked to hold it for a few more days,” a source who follows the negotiations told Broadcast Agro. Negotiations have been in their final phase for about a week, with the settlement of the requirements of the International Health Certificate (CSI) between the countries. The expectation of the Brazilian negotiators ...
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