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19 August 2020
Brazil Disputes Chinese Claim Meat Packages Contain Covid-19
Brazil is disputing Chinese authorities´ claims that meat packages originating in the South American country contained the coronavirus, which led to the suspension of exports to China by some of its companies.
27 July 2020
Stop of Exports to China by Some Brazilian Meat Producers a “Precautionary Measure”
The suspension of exports to China by some Brazilian meat producers due to Covid-19 cases is a "Precautionary Measure", with temporary effects, said the Minister of the Chinese Embassy in Brazil, Qu Yuhui.
17 July 2020
China asks Brazil to Suspend Exports from Another Two Meat Plants
The Chinese government has asked Brazil to suspend exports from two meat plants over concerns about novel coronavirus outbreaks in food-processing facilities in the South American country.
14 July 2020
China’s Soybeans Imports From Brazil at Record High in June
China’s monthly imports of soybeans leapt to a record high in June, jumping 71% from a year earlier, according to Chinese customs data.
07 July 2020
Brazil’s Meat Exporters Propose Additional Tests to Avoid China Bans
With 5 Brazilian meat plants suspended from selling to China due to Covid-19 concerns, Brazil’s meat exporters are proposing to test all meat shipments arriving in the Asian nation to prove cargoes are safe and avoid more bans.
06 July 2020
China´s Cofco International to Check Agro Buys from Brazil for Environmental Damage
Cofco International Ltd., the global trading arm of China’s biggest food company, vowed full traceability for all the soybeans it buys directly from farmers in Brazil by 2023.
01 July 2020
China Bans Exports from Brazilian Meat Plants
Four major Brazilian slaughterhouses have been suspended from exporting to China, due to concerns about Covid-19 cases among its workers.
29 June 2020
Brazil Suspends Meat Exports to China from Two Major Producers
Brazil´s Ministry of Agriculture has suspended two major slaughterhouses, owned by JBS and Agra, from exporting to China, due to concern about Covid-19 cases among its workers.
26 June 2020
Brazilian Meat Exporters Ensure China of Being Covid-19 Free
Brazil´s major slaughterhouses have signed statements requested by Chinese officials saying their exports are free from coronavirus, according to companies.
22 June 2020
China Warns Brazil of Need to Suspend Exports from Companies With Covid-19 Cases
China expects Brazil to automatically suspend all exports from companies that are affected by Covid-19 cases. The warning was made by Chinese health official to Brazilian authorities.