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Argentina

Argentina, a leading player in the world beef market, lost ground in recent years, mainly due to domestic policies that favoured domestic consumption over exports.

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Brazil

Brazil is the biggest meat producer in South America, benefiting from land availability and grain production potential. It has a strong domestic market, but is still the world’s largest beef exporter.

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Chile

Chile has become a major poultry exporter in recent years, with clients in over 25 countries. Domestic demand is also strong, and poultry is currently the most important source of animal protein in the country.

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Uruguay

Cattle raising is the most important activity of the primary sector in Uruguay. Cattle are kept on over than 83% of farms, more than half of them for beef.

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Others

Other South American countries include Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela.

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