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∑ Uruguay and Brazil celebrate suspension of Argentina beef exports
∑ Battered Argentine beef exports topped by tiny Uruguay
Uruguay and Brazil celebrate suspension of Argentina beef exports
Uruguayan President Lacalle Pou announced that in the first 8 months of 2021 beef exports to China grew 205%; foreign sales of beef from Brazil in the first 8 months of the year totaled US$6.2 billion, a growth of 15% compared to the same period of 2020.
By Latin America News
The Rio Times (BZL) - September 8, 2021
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina continues to go in the opposite direction of the rest of the world. While the country's government enforces restrictions on meat exports, its competitors take advantage of the opportunity to reposition themselves in the markets it has neglected.
The arguments supporting the restrictive measures were made public this week by Vice President Cristina FernŠndez. In her social networks, she highlighted a report by TN TV channel on the price of meat. In the video, a butcher points out that prices have not increased for the last two months, after having climbed more than . . .
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Battered Argentine beef exports topped by tiny Uruguay
By: Ken Parks and Jonathan Gilbert, Bloomberg
via American Journal of Transportation - Sep 01 2021
Argentinaís beef-export limits are being felt so strongly that shipments from Uruguay topped its much-larger neighbor in July for the first time in more than three years. The former extended restrictions on sales abroad from Wednesday as it tries to tame food inflation at home, where red meat is a staple, ahead of midterm elections. Surging beef exports from Argentina had been one of the the nationís few economic success stories in recent years as it reclaimed its place as a top-five global supplier.