Argentina

The newly-reached EU-Mercosur deal has attracted criticism from the EU meat and farming industry

Backlash against Mercosur deal rages on

By Aidan Fortune

More representatives of the European meat industry have spoken out against the EU-Mercosur agreement reached last week that will see more produce from member states exported to Europe.

The EU-Mercosur agreement is expected to save EU businesses €4bn a year in reduced or removed tariffs

Mixed reaction to EU-Mercosur trade agreement

By Aidan Fortune

A trade deal between the EU and Mercosur has been agreed following 20 years of negotiations, however some questions have been raised regarding production standards.

Argentine beef proves popular in Japan

Growing demand for Argentine beef in Japan

By Kathryn Wortley, in Tokyo

Argentine beef exporters have been encouraged by feedback at Japan’s largest food fair that they will receive regular and large orders for their products following the re-opening of this potentially important market in July 2018.

The tool aims to increase competitiveness in the Argentine pork market

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Argentina launches Operations Information System for pork

By Ashley Williams

Argentina’s government department for agro-industry has unveiled a free public platform to provide daily business data and prices agreed between buyers and sellers in the pork market.

Tunisia has re-opened the market for Argentine beef after six years

Argentina re-opens Tunisia market for beef

By Ashley Williams

Following a six-year absence, Argentina’s Ministry of Agriculture has revealed it will ship its first 25 tonnes of boneless beef to Tunisian agribusiness Farah.

BRF has sold its final Argentina asset Campo Austral

BRF sells off final Argentina asset

By Aidan Fortune

Brazilian meat processor BRF has concluded the sale of its Argentina-based subsidiary Campo Austral for US$35.5m.