Brazilian Meat Exports Fall by 19 Percent Due to Scandal

The country's daily meat export average fell from US$62.2 million to US$50.5 million in the last two weeks.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Despite news that major importers of Brazilian meats were once again authorizing the return of the product to their countries, Brazilian beef imports fell by nineteen percent last week, according to the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services.

Nonetheless, Brazilian President Michel Temer said he was confident that the crisis had been surpassed. "There is still the question of the European Union. [Agriculture] Minister Blairo Maggi just told me that he would have new talks this week and next week."

"Analysts will come here to do an examination, an . . .

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