Brazil will continue with 'tranquility' as the largest exporter of beef

Updated Mar 18, 2023
Without being able to export beef to China since February 23, when a case of mad cow disease was announced in Pará, Brazil will end the year at the top of the ranking of the world's largest exporters of the protein. At least that's what analyst Fernando Iglesias, from consultancy Safras & Mercado, assesses. By signaling that the embargo on shipments of the product to China is only “provisional”, Iglesias pointed out, in an interview with Canal Rural, that the country tends to end 2023 with around 2.3 million tons of beef (including carcasses ) sent to the international market. Last year, 2.345 million tons were exported. “Brazil should maintain its global leadership in beef exports with some peace of mind,” said Iglesias while participating in this Thursday’s (16th) edition of the news program ‘Mercado & Companhia’.
“Brazil is in a privileged position in the market”, continued the interviewee when talking to journalist and presenter Pryscilla Paiva. In the interview with Canal Rural, Fernando Iglesias also spoke about the increase in slaughter, as disclosed by the IBGE this ...
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