Russia slashes beef imports
The fall in exports of beef to Russia, which is suffering the effects of the decline in oil prices and economic sanctions by the West, dragged down beef exports top the country in January. Brazil's exports of beef were down by 23% in January year on year, to US$ 426 million, according to the Brazilian Meat Exporters Industry Association (Abiec). In volume, the fall was even greater, at 26% down, at just over 96,000 tons. The figures include raw meat, processed meat, and other items.
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