Russia allows beef supplies from local units of 3 Brazilian exporters


Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by Kirsten Donovan, Reuters

November 20, 2021 


MOSCOW, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Russia has allowed beef imports from three subsidiaries of major Brazilian beef exporters, documents on the website of its agriculture safety watchdog showed on Saturday, as Moscow seeks to boost domestic meat supply.


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Permission to supply beef to Russia was granted to a JBS (JBSS3.SA) firm in the state of Goiás starting from Nov. 2, Rosselkhoznadzor said in the documents.


A Minerva (BEEF3.SA) company in the state of Rondônia and one of Mato Grosso Bovinos in the state of Mato Grosso were also allowed to supply beef to Russia starting from Nov. 16, it added.


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