RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Indonesia has decided to open its market to meat imported from Brazil.
Ten slaughterhouses will be authorized to export up to 25,000 tons of beef. Tereza Cristina, the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, said she considered the opening of the Indonesian market for Brazilian meat as an achievement for the sector and good news for the economy.
"This is good for our GDP [Gross Domestic Product], it is good for our rural producers that there are more people buying meat to export, and it is good for our meatpacking plants that can continue to . . .