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Uruguay to resume beef exports to Japan

Feb 11, 2019 - Marketline Newswire
Mergers and Acquisitions

Japan has confirmed that imports of Uruguayan beef can resume for the first time in nearly two decades, ending a 19-year ban on fresh beef trade between the two countries.

Japanese Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries Enzo Benech announced the authorisation of 16 Uruguayan refrigerators.According to the US Department of Agriculture, Japan is the world's third largest beef importer.The decision allows several food companies such as Marfrig Global Foods and Minerva to export fres...