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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.
18 June 2020
Former Minister Named Guinea-Bissau Ambassador to China
António Serifo Embaló, a senior member of the PRS party, the third political force in the Guinean parliament, will be Guinea-Bissau´s new ambassador to Beijing.
15 June 2020
Guinea-Bissau Wants Fisheries Agreement With China
Guinea-Bissau´s new Minister of Fisheries, Malam Sambú, wants more control of the foreign companies allowed to explore the country´s waters.
11 June 2020
Chinese Imports of Brazilian Beef and Soy Jump
Exports of Brazilian beef and soy to China, the country´s main trading partner, rose significantly in May, according to official data.