China suspends imports from Brazil’s BRF Mato Grosso do Sul plant without prior notice

The Chinese announced that the suspension became effective on Tuesday, with no indication of when business might be resumed.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chinese government has suspended pork and poultry imports from BRF's Lucas do Rio Verde (MT) unit, according to a statement on China's General Administration of Customs' (GACC) official website published on Tuesday, August 3.

According to the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, issues in the shipment of products to the Asian country would have prompted the decision.

In a statement, BRF said it learned of the decision through the GACC website and that it will take appropriate measures and "work to reverse the situation with the Chinese and Brazilian authorities."

However, the company stressed . . .

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