With Lebanon and Morocco, 51 Countries Are Now Banning Brazil’s Beef

Ukraine sanitary authorities announced to the Brazilian embassy in Kiev (the country’s capital) that they are expanding restrictions on Brazilian meat, according to information released by Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply.

Lebanon and Morocco also announced embargos on the Brazilian meat. A total of 51 countries have partial or total restrictions on the product.

Preliminary information by the Ministry of Foreign Relations states that the Ukrainian government is now banning meat not only from Mato Grosso do Sul and Paraná, but also from the entire country, as well as viscera, and any animal subject to the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

Argentina also increased commercial restrictions. They now include all of the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, as well as Paraná, Santa Catarina, São Paulo and Minas Gerais (in the central west, south, and southeast regions of the country).

On the other hand, Israel, one of the largest importers of Brazilian meat, relaxed restrictions. The embargo, which covered the entire country, now applies only to meat and viscera from Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná, and São Paulo.

Countries that impose commercial restrictions on Brazil due to the FMD outbreaks are: South Africa, Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Bulgaria, Cape Verde, Chile, Singapore, Colombia, Cuba, Egypt, Indonesia, Israel, Lebanon, Malaysia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Ukraine, European Union (25 countries), and Uruguay.

The United States wasn’t buying Brazilan meet even before the outbreak of foot and mouth disease in Brazil.

Agência Brasil

Tags:

  • Show Comments (1)

  • adil

    demande visas touriste

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Ads

You May Also Like

Brazil’s Development Bank Lends US$ 14.8 Billion

The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) spent US$ 14.8 billion in loans last year. According ...

Argentineans protest against Uruguayan pulp plant

After Two Years Brazil Gets Involved in Argentina-Uruguay Mill Dispute

Brazil expressed complacence on Monday at the resumption of dialogue between Argentina and Uruguay ...

Cuba May Have Last Laugh with Brazil’s Help

The United States successfully presented a resolution in the UN Human Rights Commission to ...

Bono Waxes Enthusiastic About Brazil Lula’s Battle on Poverty

U2 Irish rock band leader and social activist Bono met privately on Sunday, February ...

Lubricant factory Unioil in Diadema, São Paulo, Brazil

Brazil’s Industry Output Grows 3.8% in First Quarter

The Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) disclosed this Friday, May 4, its ...

Brazil Dreams of United South from the Caribbean to Patagonia

Argentina's change of leadership is an opportunity for closer political links and economic ties ...

Brazil Confident Foreigners Will Keep Their Money in the Country

Brazilian and Latin American stocks advanced, as investors continued to cheer signs the U.S. ...

Johnson Machado’s Vivacious Choro Is the Cat’s Meow

All the new musical talent that abounds in Brazil notwithstanding, it’s not everyday that ...

New Fed Chief Gives Brazilian Bulls a Push

Brazilian stocks were up and Latin American stocks were mostly higher as well, as ...

Brazil Tiles and Stones Find Place in the World

The 3rd Revestir, International Tiles and Stones Trade Fair, will gather 130 companies and ...