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Seven Paraguayan slaughterhouses obtain authorization to export beef to Saudi Arabia

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Published Feb 27, 2024

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Seven additional meat processing plants in Paraguay have been given the green light to export beef to Saudi Arabia, following an audit by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority. This comes on top of the four plants that were accredited in 2020. In 2024, Paraguay's beef exports, including bovine meat and offal, reached $117.7 million, marking a 5.0% increase from the previous year. The country's main export destinations are Chile and Taiwan.
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According to an announcement by the Foreign Ministry, a total of seven Paraguayan meat processing plants obtained authorization to export beef to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, thereby consolidating the opening of the main market in the Arabian Gulf to this important national product. . After the audit carried out in our country last December, by the Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA), seven of the nine refrigerators inspected obtained authorization. It should be noted that these recently authorized establishments join the four already accredited in 2020. It is worth mentioning that Paraguay exported 676,549 kilos of beef to Saudi Arabia, which represented an income of 2,353,009 dollars for the product placed in that market. Sector data Recently, the Central Bank of Paraguay (BCP) published foreign trade data, revealing that exports of bovine meat and offal reached a total of USD 117.7 million in January 2024. This represents an increase of 5.0% in compared to the USD 112.1 ...
Source: Agromeat
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