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MDIC: digital certificate for exporting Brazilian chicken meat to the EU comes into force

Frozen Whole Chicken
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Brazil
Regulation & Compliances
Published Feb 28, 2024

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Brazil's Ministry of Development, Industry, Commerce and Services (MDIC) is contemplating the use of a Digital Certificate of Origin (COD) for chicken meat exports to the European Union. This would reduce the document issuance time from nine days to mere minutes. The first export using this digital certificate was recently conducted via the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands. The digital certificate is already in use for exports to the UK, and it is estimated to save Brazilian exporters R$2.3 billion annually.
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By Isadora Duarte Brasília, 02/27/2024 - The Ministry of Development, Industry, Commerce and Services (MDIC) informed, in a note, that Brazil may adopt digital certification for chicken meat exports to the European Union (EU). According to the folder, with the use of the Digital Certificate of Origin (COD), the issuance of the document that took up to nine days will be done in a few minutes. The ministry assesses that the digitalization of the process facilitates the shipment of poultry products to the 27 countries of the European bloc. The MDIC reported that the first export to the European bloc using the digital certificate was carried out, yesterday (26), through the port of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. The document of origin is required for Brazilian exports that use European tariff quotas. In 2023, the European Union accounted for 55% of Brazil's external chicken sales, totaling US$490 million. "This milestone not only strengthens Brazil's position as the main exporter of ...
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