Saudi Arabia Clears Brazilian Slaughterhouses for Meat Exports

The approval followed negotiations by Brazil's Minister of Agriculture and President Bolsonaro's official visit to Saudi Arabia.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Saudi Arabia's Food and Drug Authority - SFDA - has cleared eight Brazilian slaughterhouses for beef and byproducts exports to the Arab country, Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture said Monday, November 11th.

The measure is the result of negotiations initiated by the Minister of Agriculture, Tereza Cristina, during a visit in September, and follows President Jair Bolsonaro's recent trip to the country.

"This is part of negotiations that the Agriculture Ministry has been undertaking together with the federal government," Tereza Cristina said in a statement.

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