Brazil boasts the second largest cattle herd in the world, and exports more than a million head of slaughter cows per year

Brazil overturns short-lived cattle export ban

By Oscar Rousseau

The Brazilian government has overturned a two-day injunction on live cattle exports, imposed after animal activists claimed cows shipped thousands of miles abroad faced cruel treatment upon arrival.

Australia has reduced its cattle supply, posing questions on its ability to compete in the global market

US beef exports to stabilise in 2016

By Oscar Rousseau

Uncertainty and volatility in the US beef export market will stabilise in 2016, according to a report from Rabobank.

America's beef imports have increased 40% due to the strong US dollar

US beef import industry aided by the US dollar

By Chloe Ryan

The strong US dollar is contributing to a growth in the country’s imports of beef and a slowdown in its beef export business, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), a trend likely to continue for the remainder of 2015.

An additional 11 plants will be eligible to export to Thailand. Photo credit: gionnixxx

Thailand extends MBM supplies from US plants

By Georgi Gyton

An additional 11 meat and bone meal (MBM) facilities in the US have been approved to export to Thailand, according to the USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).

Exports to the Middle East - a major importer - dropped 4.6%

Brazilian poultry exports show marginal growth

By Georgi Gyton

Volume exports of Brazilian chicken increased by 0.7% in the first three months of 2014, with a total of 907,300 tonnes (t) shipped, according to the latest report from the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA).

US sees new record for beef exports

US sees new record for beef exports

By Nicholas Robinson

US beef exports have once again bucked records, with volumes in October increasing by nearly 6%, reaching 107,471 metric tonnes (mt).

Argentina seeks to regain exports

Argentina seeks to regain exports

By Carina Perkins

The Argentine beef industry is looking to recover lost ground on exports after years of restrictions left it losing out to rival South American competitors.

Brazilian beef exports have hit record levels but pork exports are down

Brazil reports record beef exports

By Carina Perkins

Brazilian beef export revenues reached a record $3bn in the first half of 2013, although pork exports were hit by the import ban imposed by Ukraine.

US beef exporters welcome reopening of Taiwan

US beef exporters welcome reopening of Taiwan

By Arabella Mileham

The US beef industry is confident that it will be able to rebuild its export market with Taiwan, after the Taiwanese Parliament passed legislation that will pave the way to reopen its borders to US beef imports.

Brazilian beef exports to reach US$6bn in 2012

Brazilian beef exports to reach US$6bn in 2012

By Melodie Michel

Exports of Brazilian beef are expected to reach US$6bn in 2012, up 20% from 2011 with a 10% increase in volume, according to the Brazilian Association of Meat Exporters (Abiec).


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