Uruguay resumes beef and sheep trade with Malaysia

Published Jun 12, 2024

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Uruguay has restarted its beef and sheep export agreement with Malaysia by implementing the halal religious rite, as announced by the Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Fernando Mattos. The move follows a profitable tour of China and Southeast Asia and could provide Uruguay with access to a market that imports 50,000 tons of meat per year. The country's exports, primarily to China, Brazil, and the European Union, increased by 8% in May, reaching $1,164 million, with beef being the main product. Uruguay is planning to expand trade to the Philippines.
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Uruguay resumed the beef and sheep export agreement with Malaysia by enabling the halal Muslim religious rite. This was announced by the Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Fernando Mattos, in a press conference on the reopening of the Uruguayan meat market with the Asian country. Uruguay was present in Malaysia until the cessation of meat exports in 2010 and now they are resumed after the official tour of the ministry and the National Meat Institute (INAC) through China and Southeast Asia, which the minister described as “profitable” and “successful”. “We will carry out a religious authorization and a health authorization, since they are countries that require the halal export ritual,” said Mattos, referring to the production and marketing of meat in accordance with Islamic laws, such as the raising of animals naturally. or your plant-based diet. In this sense, the minister stated that the agreement can open “additional opportunities” and have access to “a market ...
Source: Infobae
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