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Argentine ranchers extend meat strike

May, 31, 2021 Posted by Ruth Hollard

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Farmers in Argentina will continue the suspension of beef sales in the country until Wednesday, June 2, in protest of the decision by the Argentine government to temporarily stop exports of the product.

A representative of CONINAGRO (the Argentine association of beef producers) provided the statement to Reuters on the extension of the strike, originally scheduled to last until May 28.

The following table, made with DataLiner data, shows the leading destinations of Argentine beef:


Top 4 destinations for Argentine Beef exports (HS 0202) | May 2020 to Apr 2021 | TEU

Graph source: DataLiner (click here to request a demo)


On May 17, Argentina, one of the leading global beef suppliers, announced the suspension of its beef exports for 30 days. According to the government, the country took the measure to contain high protein prices in the domestic market.


Source: Valor Econômico

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