Colombia again allows export of poultry products from the United States

Published Mar 2, 2024

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Colombia has ended a ban on US poultry meat and egg imports, a market worth an estimated $110 million for the US. The ban was put in place in August last year due to cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the US. However, a February agreement between the sanitary departments of both countries has altered the import requirements, enabling US exporters to recommence shipments.
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After a months-long ban, Colombia has once again allowed the US to supply its market with poultry meat and eggs. According to IMIT, Greg Tyler, President of the American Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC), spoke about this. According to him, the Colombian market for these products for the United States will amount to $110 million. The head of the organization noted that opening exports is important for strengthening the bilateral free trade agreement. The expert clarified that exporters have already begun to receive permits. This will allow American supplies to return to their previous level this year. During the ban, they seriously decreased, but by how much in monetary and physical terms is not specified. Tyler expressed gratitude to Colombian specialists for allowing them to import their poultry products again. “We've had a good relationship with our Colombian counterparts and we're just glad to have access to this important market again,” he said. South Africa increased ...
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