Brazil will export beef to Russia amid Chinese embargo

The Chinese embargo on beef has already had repercussions. In October, Brazil registered a 43% drop in beef exports compared to the same period in 2020, according to a survey conducted by Abrafrigo.


By The Rio Times (Brazil)

November 18, 2021


RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Amid the suspension of Brazilian meat exports to China, the Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Tereza Cristina, announced that the Russian government will open a quota of 300,000 tons of meat with zero import tariffs for six months, a market that can be used by Brazil.


It will be 200,000 tons of beef and 100,000 tons of pork. The import tariff today, up to 530,000 tons, is 15%.


Tereza Cristina met in Moscow with the head of the Federal Service of Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance of Russia, Sergey Dankvert, who . . .