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Beef exports rise 11.7% in the first quarter of the year

Beef exports closed on a high in the first quarter of 2019, according to data from the Secretary of Foreign Trade (Secex), released by the Brazilian Association of Beef Exporting Industries (Abiec). In this period, shipments totaled 538,523 tons, an increase of 11.7% in relation to the same period last year, when 482,114 tons were exported. In terms of revenue, exports for the first four months of the year totaled US$ 2.01 billion, up 3.1% from the US$ 1.9 billion recorded in the first four months of 2018.

The international scenario is favorable for Brazilian livestock, but producers must be aware of the dispute between China and the USA

Brazilian livestock has a positive scenario for 2019, Marco Sampaio, head of the commodities desk at JBS in the United States, told Giro do Boi on Monday. The situation is going through robust soybean and corn crops around the world, which should keep grain prices attractive for confinement, in addition to a demand driven by red protein.

US market reopening to beef could represent 50,000/t annually

Sector gave all the answers required by the United States and with the initiative of Minister Tereza Cristina to put the issue of fresh meat on the agenda during President Jair Bolsonaro's trip, optimism is great. Apart from the “alvará” for other markets that means entering American consumption, even if it is meat (front) for hamburgers.

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