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31 October 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil to Minimize Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture
BRAZIL- Agriculture Ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have signed a joint statement to minimize the negative effects of climate change on security food....
29 October 2013
View news from Brazil Brasil Foods Quarterly Net Income More Than Doubles
BRAZIL - In its report for the third quarter of 2013, BRF (Brasil Foods) has registered a 216 per cent rise in net income, on net sales up 5.4 per cent to 7.6 billion real (BRR). ...
24 October 2013
View news from Brazil JBS Outlook Returns to 'Stable'
BRAZIL - Ratings agency, Fitch, has taken JBS S.A. off 'Negative Watch'. ...
14 October 2013
View news from Brazil Beef Carcass Price Close to Reaching Three Year High
BRAZIL – Beef carcasses have sold at almost a three year high in recent weeks as supplies remain tight across Sao Paulo state....
07 October 2013
View news from Brazil Second Stage of FMD Vaccination Takes Place in Roraima
BRAZIL - The state of Roraima has opened the second round of vaccination against Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) on Tuesday, 1 October....
03 October 2013
View news from Brazil Global Most Sustainable Companies List Includes BRF
BRAZIL - BRF (formerly Brasil Foods) has been selected as component of the United Nations new Global Compact index for companies that are committed to sustainability with the best performance in the capital markets....
26 September 2013
View news from Brazil Agrotecno Milk to Boost Brazilian Productivity
BRAZIL – A major milk production increase is the aim of an agricultural development officer who will be addressing farmers in Passo Fundo this week....
View news from Brazil Brazilian Minister Discusses Sustainable Water Use in Agriculture
BRAZIL - The Brazilian Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Antonio Andrade, promoted the sustainable use of water in agriculture during the opening ceremony of the meeting of the Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA) in Buenos Aires, Argentina....
23 September 2013
View news from Brazil Short Supply of Cattle Puts Live and Deadweight Prices Up Through September
BRAZIL - Fed cattle and meat quotes have been registering significant increases in September, affected mainly by the limited supply compared to the demand....
18 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Sector Reaches Peak
BRAZIL - The Brazilian beef industry is currently at a peak and about to regress slightly over the coming year, market analysts say....
View news from Brazil New Corporate Affairs Chief at BRF
BRAZIL - Marcos Jank to head up the Global Division for Corporate Affairs of Brasil Foods (BRF)....
16 September 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Steer Prices Improving
BRAZIL - Brazilian steer prices improved during August, averaging R$3.38/kg lwt (approximatelly A$1.60/kg lwt) in Sao Paulo state, up 12 per cent year-on-year in Real (Brazilian currency) terms (Cepea/ESALQ)....
09 September 2013
View news from Brazil Weak Currency Boosts Brazilian Beef Exports
BRAZIL - Strong international demand, a weak currency and sluggish domestic demand combined to boost Brazilian beef exports during August to 109,300 tonnes swt – the highest volume since August 2007....
06 September 2013
View news from Brazil New States Recognised as Free of FMD
BRAZIL - The states of Ceará and Piauí are now recognised as zones free of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)....
View news from Brazil Calf Prices Moved Up 9.4% in 2013
BRAZIL - Cattlemen expenses regarding calves purchases resumed increasing this year, accumulating a 9.4 per cent increase from January to July. ...
02 September 2013
View news from Brazil Stable Outlook for JBS SA and JBS USA
BRAZIL - Standard and Poor's rating agency has reaffirmed the BB rating of JBS SA and JBSA USA with stable outlook. ...
27 August 2013
View news from Brazil Whey Import Tariff Slashed to 2 Per Cent
BRAZIL – Import tariffs have been slashed by the Ministerial Chamber on International Trade (CAMEX) on whey product quotas of 2,000 tons to two per cent....
20 August 2013
View news from Brazil Brazil Declared 99 per cent FMD Free
BRAZIL – More than 205 million head of cattle – 99 per cent of the national herd - have been declared free of foot and mouth disease by the agriculture minister, Antonio Andrade....
16 August 2013
View news from Brazil JBS Revenue Rise from Organic Growth
BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processing giant JBS had net revenue of R $ 21.9 billion in the second quarter of the year, up R$ 3.4 billion, or 18.7 per cent, compared to the second quarter of 2012. ...
15 August 2013
View news from Brazil July Hits Five Year Export High for Brazil
BRAZIL – July has been confirmed as the best month for beef exports and revenue since September 2008, the Brazilian Association of Beef Exporters (ABIEC) has announced....
View news from Brazil JBS Mercosul Appoints Gularte as New President
BRAZIL - Miguel Gularte has been appointed as the new president of Brazilian meat processing giant JBS Mercosul....
13 August 2013
View news from Brazil Vaccination Not Required For Bluetongue
BRAZIL – A technical collaboration has unanimously decided that there is no justification for the import of vaccines into Brazil for Bluetongue disease....
12 August 2013
View news from Brazil Marfrig Sees Revenue Growth
BRAZIL - Improvements in sales to Foodservice and exports by Marfrig Beef Brazil has helped Marfrig‘s net revenue grow by 9.4 per cent in the second quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2012. ...
09 August 2013
View news from Brazil Lower Beef Prices Spark Concern Over Economy
BRAZIL - Beef export prices have dropped 8.4 per cent over the last 12 months, the Centre for Advanced Studies on Applied Economics (CEPEA) has revealed. ...
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat Export Rise Assisted by Fall in Real
BRAZIL - Brazilian beef exports during July reached 105,100 tonnes, up 20 per cent on the previous month and the highest volume since July 2007 according to figures from MDIC. ...
29 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat Production to Expand
BRAZIL - The latest long term outlook report released by Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, points to increased meat production over the next 10 years, according to Peter Duggan from the Strategic Information Services of Bord Bia...
15 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Beef Expansion Linked to North Africa and Asia
BRAZIL – Expansion in Asian and north African markets is why market experts are tipping Brazil for a beef boom amounting to $6 million by the end of 2013. ...
12 July 2013
View news from Brazil Brazilian Meat Production to Expand
BRAZIL - According to the latest Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) Long Term Outlook, Brazilian beef production is forecast to increase 22.5 per cent between 2012-13 and 2022-23, reaching 10.9 million tonnes by the end...
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