Another 6 Brazilian cold plants are allowed to sell chicken meat to China, according to a statement from GACC, a Chinese health agency, sent on Monday (9/9), to the map, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and supply of Brazil. Along with chicken meat plants, 17 beef, pork and Donkey producers were also made available.
The ratings crown the work carried out for unit inspections, with the unprecedented adoption of online transmission, coordinated by the Ministry of Agriculture and ABPA, together with the companies in the sector,” said Francisco Turra, president of ABPA. “The leadership of Minister Tereza Cristina throughout the process, from the mission to China, to the innumerable deals with the health authorities of that country, was decisive for the new authorizations.
China is the main destination for poultry and pig exports from Brazil. Between January and August, the Asian country imported 348.2 thousand tons of chicken meat (a volume 19% higher than that recorded in the same period last year) and 133.5 thousand tons of pork (+31%, according to the same comparison).
In May, Minister Tereza Cristina and comitiva traveled to China and other Asian countries to expand the sale of Brazilian agricultural products.
With this, Brazil now has 43 chicken meat producing units and 11 pork units authorized to export to China. Another novelty is the authorization of shipments of bone-cut pork from other states, in addition to Santa Catarina; previously, only catarinan plants could ship these products to the Chinese market.