Import

Brazil's beef exports - rocked by rotten meat allegations - have resumed month-on-month growth

Brazilian beef exports keep on growing

By Oscar Rousseau

Brazil’s rising beef exports show burgeoning meat demand has outweighed any lingering concerns from the rotten meat scandal.

Russia has leapt to the defense of Brazil's under-fire meat safety standards

Russia defends Brazil over rotten meat scandal

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia has enhanced laboratory controls over meat imported from Brazil but will take no further action following the rotten meat scandal, according to Julia Melano, press secretary of Russia’s veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor. 

Brazil's agriculture minister Blairo Maggi said the move is 'good news' for meat exporters

Hong Kong restores Brazilian meat trade

By Oscar Rousseau

Hong Kong is the latest key importer to have lifted a ban on Brazilian meat, after China and Egypt eased restrictions earlier this week.

More than 90% of Russia's poultry exports to Vietnam and Hong Kong were chicken feet

Russia makes breakthrough in meat exports

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia exported 173,000 tonnes (t) of meat last year, increasing this figure nearly twofold compared to 2015, according to the country’s Institute of Agricultural Market Studies (IKAR).

Indonesia hopes to create more interest in buffalo meat

Indonesia looks to grow buffalo imports

By Aidan Fortune

The Indonesian Bureau of Logistics (Bulog) is promoting buffalo meat as an alternative to beef in an effort to keep prices down. 

Over 2.7 million packs of Parma Ham were shipped in 2015

Russian drama for Parma as ham sales fall

By Oscar Rousseau

Full-year trading figures for Parma Ham show strong export growth for the dry-cured charcuterie favourite. But, predictably, sales in Russia have dropped as the Kremlin embargo heaped pressure on the pork industry. 

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.

USMEF said exports of beef and lamb were on target to reach record levels this year

US on target for record export values in 2014

By Georgi Gyton

With a strong finish, the US should achieve record export values for both beef and pork this year, according to US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) chairman Mark Jagels.