RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is too early to know whether Arab countries are consistently buying less chicken from Brazil. What is certain is that there are efforts to ramp up their own production.
The growing effort to import grain from Brazil is the most important indicator. Arab poultry must also be fed.
That is, if Brazil loses share in poultry, it gains through more soybeans and corn exported to the 22 members of the Arab League if you subtract the difference in value-added.
Data from the Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (CCAB), which certifies all sales to the . . .