Brazil will be able to export live cattle to Russia and four other countries • DBO portal

Brazil will be able to export live cattle to Russia and four other countries • DBO portal

Five new foreign markets were opened on Tuesday the 19th for Brazilian exports of live livestock: Russia, Belarus, Armenia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, which are member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (UEEA).

Over the past five years, these countries have imported more than US$200 million annually in live livestock from other suppliers.

The import permit was granted during a mission by representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAPA) to Moscow, which was supported by the Brazilian Embassy.

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On this occasion, MAPA representatives met with the Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision of the Russian Federation, Sergei Dankfert, to present the International Animal Health Certificate (CZI).

In 2022, Brazil exported just over US$1.8 billion in agribusiness products to the EU, the most important of which were: soybeans (48%), raw sugar (16%), beef (9%), and green coffee (7% ).

The opening of new markets is the result of a joint effort between the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAPA) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MRE).

Source: Askom Mapa/MRE

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