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23 March 2012
View news from Argentina Argentine Beef Exports Downward Trend Continues
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef exports fell 16 per cent year-on-year in 2011, to 129,484 tonnes swt, continuing the downward trend of the past 10 years and registering the lowest yearly total since 2001, reports Meat and Livestock Australia. ...
20 February 2012
View news from Argentina Argentine Dairy Exports Overtake Beef
ARGENTINA - Dairy exports grew rapidly in 2011, with 406,966 tons of milk exported. This is the first time Argentina has exported more dairy than meat products. ...
17 February 2012
View news from Argentina Argentine Cattle Slaughter Hits 20 Year Low
ARGENTINA - Argentinean cattle slaughter for 2011 totalled 10.8 million cattle, falling 8.7% year-on-year and 32.5% from 2009....
09 January 2012
View news from Argentina Argentine Beef Consumption Continues To Fall
ARGENTINA - Upward pressure on prices has seen beef consumption fall to 53.8 kg per capita per annum - the lowest levels in 91 years....
25 November 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina To Lead Rise In Dairy Output
ARGENTINA - Argentina is to lead dairy exporters on another round of rising world milk production next year, boosted by good weather and high profitability, adding to the competition for import orders – notably from China....
26 October 2011
View news from Argentina Argentinian Beef Exports Feel Domestic Heat
ARGENTINA - Low supplies, record domestic prices and ongoing government imposed export restrictions have resulted in a 19 per cent year-on-year fall in beef shipments during the first nine months of 2011, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
29 September 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina Runs FMD Control Measures
ARGENTINA - The Argentine National Health and Food Quality Service (SENASA) has announced it has been running different preventive measures in the country in the face of the FMD outbreak in the Republic of Paraguay. ...
21 September 2011
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Supplies Fall
ARGENTINA - Limited cattle supplies resulted in a 13 per cent year-on-year decrease in Argentinean cattle slaughter during the seven months to July 2011, reports Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
29 July 2011
View news from Argentina Beef Exports Halved
ARGENTINA - Very tight beef supplies and high retail prices in Argentina contributed to a 51 per cent year-on-year fall in exports during 2010-11, to 151,872 tonnes swt, according to Meat and Livestock Australia's (MLA) figures....
30 June 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina Sets New Beef Prices
ARGENTINA - The Argentine Government has adjusted controlled prices of beef after almost three years without change....
19 May 2011
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Consumption To Remain Low
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef consumption will remain low at least until 2014, as a result of restricted supplies driven by the loss of 11 million cattle during the last four years (Infocampo)....
06 May 2011
View news from Argentina Argentina’s ‘Hilton’ Quota Performance at Stake
ARGENTINA - Argentinean 'Hilton' High Quality Beef exports to the EU totalled 19,290 tonnes swt during the first nine months of 2010-11. ...
02 March 2011
View news from Argentina Tierra del Fuego Declared Brucellosis Free
ARGENTINA - The Argentine food safety and animal health authority SENASA has declared Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and South Atlantic Islands free of brucellosis and bovine tuberculosis. ...
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Exports Down In 2010-11
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef exports for July 2010 to January 2011 fell 63 per cent year-on-year, to 90,622 tonnes swt, as low cattle supplies and high domestic prices continued to see the redirection of export product to the domestic market....
26 January 2011
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Exports Slashed In 2010
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef exports during 2010 declined by 57 per cent on 2009, to 166,265 tonnes swt, as beef production contracted an estimated 23 per cent, to 2.6 million tonnes cwt....
09 November 2010
View news from Argentina Argentinean Beef Production Continues To Fall
ARGENTINA - Beef production in Argentina fell by 21.8 per cent between January and September 2010, to 1.98 million tons, according to a report of the Chamber of Industry and Trade of Meat and Derivatives (Ciccra), released last week....
28 October 2010
View news from Argentina Argentinean Exports Halve In 2010
ARGENTINA - Argentinean beef exports during the first nine months of 2010 were back 52 per cent year-on-year, to 133,973 tonnes swt, despite an 18 per cent month-on-month rise in exports during September....
06 October 2010
View news from Argentina Argentina’s Rivals Bite Into Global Beef Market
ARGENTINA - The life of Argentina’s legendary gauchos herding cattle on the pampas is tough. But this year the outlook is particularly gloomy as production and exports of the succulent steaks for which the country is famed slump to their lowest levels...
30 September 2010
View news from Argentina WMC Report: Sustainability And Global Meat Exports
ARGENTINA - The challenge of meeting a growing global appetite for red meat in an environment that is increasingly aware of and sensitive to sustainability issues was addressed by Joel Haggard, senior vice president, Asia-Pacific for the US Meat Export...
View news from Argentina Argentina’s Exports Remain In Short Supply
ARGENTINA - Despite rising four per cent month-on-month in August to 14,795 tonnes swt Argentinean beef exports continue to track lower during the eight months to August, down 51 per cent to 116,474 tonnes swt compared with the same period in 2009....
29 September 2010
View news from Argentina WMC REPORT - Sustainable Production for Global Meat Industry
ARGENTINA - Global meat demand is expected to grow by between one and two per cent during the remainder of this decade, writes TheMeatSite senior editor Chris Harris from the World Meat Congress in Buenos Aires....
28 September 2010
View news from Argentina WMC REPORT - Call for Standardisation on Residue Tests
ARGENTINA - The Brazilian beef industry has called for the International Meat Secretariat to work together with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and World Health Organisation to set standard testing procedures to test for residues,...
View news from Argentina WMC REPORT - Rethink Needed on Hilton Quota
ARGENTINA - The Hilton Quota for exports of high quality beef to the European Union needs to be rethought and made more flexible....
View news from Argentina WMC REPORT - Call for Vigilance on Live Export Welfare
ARGENTINA - The beef and cattle industry around the world needs to be wary of a potential backlash from consumer and action groups over potential welfare issues in developing countries....
20 September 2010
View news from Argentina Argentinean Cattle Supply Not To Recover Yet
ARGENTINA - Despite soaring in early 2010 and experiencing a slight slowdown in recent months, Argentinean cattle prices are expected to resume rising again, reports Meat and Livestock Australia....
08 September 2010
View news from Argentina Argentina Sees Vast Potential for Agriculture
ARGENTINA - Jorge Correa, Head of Rabobank’s Representative Office in Buenos Aires, is happy to talk about the Food & Agri opportunities for Rabobank in Argentina. ...
View news from Argentina Argentine Meatpackers Suffer As Cattle Numbers Fall
ARGENTINA - A sharp reduction in the number of cattle roaming Argentina's Pampas plains is hitting the country's meatpackers, forcing some to cut workers' hours or close their doors for good....
01 September 2010
View news from Argentina JBS Forced to Sell Plants In Argentina
ARGENTINA - JBS, the world's top beef producer, has confirmed that it is looking to reduce beef production in Argentina....
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