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Cattle numbers are expected to increase by 2% in 2015

Brazilian beef production and exports expected to rise

By Georgi Gyton

Exports of Brazilian beef are predicted to rise by 10% next year, according to the latest Global Agricultural Information Network (GAIN) report, by the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service.

Pork exports reach highest peak since October 2012

Beef and pork exports perform well for US

By Georgi Gyton

Double-digit increases in exports to Mexico, China and South Korea helped push up export figures for US pork and beef in March. However, exports of lamb dropped 41% in volume, to 740 metric tons (mt).

US beef reaches record value in 2013

US beef sets annual value record

By Line Svanevik

US beef exports set a new annual value record in 2013 by reaching the $6bn mark, according to statistics compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

Severe drought in Queensland helped drive Australian beef exports

Drought and demand boost Australian beef exports

By Lee Adendorff, in New South Wales

Australian beef and veal exporters have been buoyed by data from the Australian Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) showing record export numbers for the industry in 2013. The country exported nearly 1.1 million tonnes (t) of chilled...

Hundreds report health problems in Japan due to pesticides

Pesticide scare in Japan hits hundreds

By Line Svanevik

More than 1,700 people have reported health problems in Japan after eating frozen chicken nuggets and pizza that could have been contaminated with pesticides, according to public Japanese broadcaster NHK.

US beef exports up, but pork down

US beef exports up, but pork hit by Russia and Japan

By Carina Perkins

US beef exports continued to climb in September, but pork exports have been hit by Russian restrictions and a downturn in the Japanese market, according to the latest statistics from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Meat processor seeks expansion in Asia

Russian meat giant sets sights on Asia

By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Russia’s largest meat producer Miratorg has revealed plans to significantly increase exports of meat to markets in south-east Asia in coming years.

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