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Brazilian shrimp conquers the market in Asia

Frozen Common Shrimp & Prawn
Published Apr 17, 2024

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South Korea has recently eased trade barriers for Brazilian exporters by authorizing the import of ten shrimp-based products from Brazil without the need for an International Health Certificate. This move, which includes products like Ebi and Torpedo shrimp, requires Brazilian exporters to register with the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. This development, marking the second significant opening for Brazilian agribusiness in South Korea in less than a month, positions South Korea as a crucial market for Brazilian agricultural products. In 2023, South Korea ranked as the eighth largest destination for Brazilian exports, totaling US$3.37 billion. This initiative is part of Brazil's broader strategy to expand its commercial reach, achieving its 106th commercial expansion in 50 countries since last year.
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South Korea authorized the import of ten shrimp-based products from Brazil, without the requirement for an International Health Certificate (CSI). From now on, Brazilian exporters can send non-quarantine shrimp in several forms, including Ebi (for sushi), with head and shell, Torpedo (breaded), seasoned and mixed with pieces of fish. To export, Brazilian establishments must register with the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety. Registration can be done by the South Korean importer or the Brazilian exporter. The achievement is the second for Brazilian agribusiness in South Korea in less than a month. In April, the country authorized the import of animal by-products for animal feed. South Korea has proven to be an important destination for Brazilian agricultural products, ranking as the eighth largest destination in 2023, with ...
Source: CanalRural
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