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July 23, 2013

Brazilian poultry exports down, Mexico expected to help rebound

With two slaughterhouses approved to initiate Brazilian poultry exports to Mexico as soon as within the next 20 days, the opening of the new market could help increase exports overall by up to 4 percent this year compared to 2012, according to data and a second semester forecast released Monday by Brazil’s poultry processors and exporters association, Ubabef. The two slaughterhouses approved by Mexico are owned by Seara (Marfrig Group) and Tyson, both based in Santa Catarina state. Their exports should begin soon, Ubabef says, following final signatures on sanitary agreements between the two countries.  Read More

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