Interview: ABPA CEO optimistic about Brazilian poultry

Just a day before ABPA CEO Ricardo Santin joined the 11th BRICS meeting in the Brazilian capital Brasilia. Poultry World met up with him in his Sao Paulo office to discuss the current situation in the Brazilian poultry industry. Optimism prevails, but recovery from both domestic and international concerns is still fragile. For everyone in the highly integrated poultry production chain in Brazil, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) is the ‘go to’ place for the latest statistics on how the industry is doing, both at home and abroad. With…

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China to exempt some Brazilian chicken imports from tariffs

* Exempts 14 firms from duties if they sell above floor price  * Brazil is top overseas poultry supplier to China  * Chinese poultry prices currently boosted by domestic shortage (Adds comment, detail, picture)  BEIJING, Feb 15 (Reuters) – China will exempt 14 Brazilian firms including BRF and JBS Group from anti-dumping tariffs on imports of chicken products, provided sales are made above an undisclosed floor price.  The exemptions follow months of negotiations between Brazilian chicken producers and China, as Brazil sought to resolve an anti-dumping probe launched in August…

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