Paraguayan meat: Real threat or storm in a glass of water for the US?

Frozen Bone-In Beef
United States
Regulation & Compliances
Published Mar 2, 2024

Tridge summary

A proposal in the US Congress to halt imports of Paraguayan meat has raised concerns in the local industry. However, the proposal is in its early stages and has a low likelihood of success, with a 12% chance of approval by the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee and an 8% chance of being signed into law by the President. Despite this, the Paraguayan meat industry remains confident in its competitiveness and ability to defend its interests.
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Original content

Following recent publications in this and other peer media about the recent legislative proposal in the United States Congress to suspend imports of Paraguayan meat, which has generated a stir in the local industry. However, through contact with the Embassy Press Office, we were able to access a more in-depth analysis that reveals that the probability of this initiative succeeding is low. The proposal, introduced by congressmen to protect their beef producers in the states of Oklahoma and Texas, is in an early stage of the legislative process. The United States Embassy in Paraguay has confirmed that the request must still pass several filters in Congress before being considered. The first step for the proposal to advance is its evaluation by the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee. This process involves an exhaustive analysis of the viability of the measure and its possible economic and commercial implications. According to estimates, the probability of the ...
Source: Agromeat
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