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Argentina: With freed beef exports, they grew more than 19% in January

Frozen Bone-In Beef
Meat
Argentina
Regulation & Compliances
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 28, 2024

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In January 2024, exports of frozen and refrigerated beef saw a significant increase, with a volume of 61.2 thousand tons and a value of US$ 235.3 million, marking a 19.2% and 12% increase in volume and value respectively compared to the same period last year. This surge comes after the national government lifted restrictions on beef exports. The primary market for these exports was China. Over the past year, from February 2023 to January 2024, foreign sales of chilled and frozen beef reached 693.0 thousand tons, amounting to approximately US$2,802.5 million.
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(NAP) Exports of frozen and refrigerated beef reached a volume close to 61.2 thousand tons by product weight, last January, for a value of around US$ 235.3 million. Compared to the same month of the previous year, the figure sent abroad increased 19.2% higher. while the value grew 12%, according to the ABC Consortium, an entity that brings together more than 80% of the sector's exports. January's performance is the first in a full month after the national government decided to eliminate the restrictions on the sale of beef abroad. On January 1, the National Agri-Food Quality and Health Service (Senasa) released the export of fresh beef cuts and the so-called fresh, chilled or frozen preferred cuts: roast with or without bone; skirt; matambre; roast cap, buttock; palette and vacuum. Last month, exports of frozen and refrigerated beef reached a volume close to 61.2 thousand tons by product weight, for a value of around US$ 235.3 million. Compared to the same month of the previous ...
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