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Brazil looking to open Canadian fresh beef market


Written By: Eric Anderson, Jul 27, 2015

Reuters is reporting that . . . .

Brazil is working on a deal to open the Canadian market for fresh beef in the second half of 2015 and is in the final phase of opening the Saudi Arabian market, the agriculture ministry’s secretary of international relations said on Monday.

Brazil also expects a final deal to export beef to Japan by December, secretary Tatiana Palermo said. Brazil has recently clinched agreements to export fresh beef to China and the United States, overcoming mad cow concerns in 2012.

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Ukraine opens to more Canadian beef imports


Written By: Eric Anderson, Jul 22, 2015

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and International Trade Minister Ed Fast have announced the Ukrainian market has opened for beef from cattle under 30 months of age and ready-to-eat meat.

In 2014 Ukraine lifted a ban on imports of other Canadian beef products imposed after Canada reported a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy in 2003.

Ukraine’s global imports of beef products in 2014 were $17.1 million

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