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The United States has established itself as the main destination for frozen boneless beef

The United States has established itself as the main destination for frozen boneless beef
The United States has established itself as the main destination for frozen boneless beef

The North American country established itself as the main commercial partner of the product between May and June.

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USA displaced China as the main destination for exports of frozen boneless beef between the months of May and June, according to data provided by the National Customs Directorate on shipments of goods.

Exports of frozen boneless fish to USA maintained a strong increase two-month after two-month period during the first part of the year, in the face of Chinese demand that is plummeting when compared to that of 2023, according to Tardáguila Agromercados.

In June, USA The United States accounted for 10,977 tons of frozen boneless beef, nearly 1,500 tons more than China, which sent some 9,515 tons. Between boned and boneless meat, the Asian giant totaled 15,409 tons, which keeps it as the main destination for Uruguayan beef a general level.

In turn, purchases from the nation of North America grew by 111% during this semester, while other destinations are emerging as good options given the drop in import values ​​in China. Thus, shipments to Israel were doubled and Russia It has already accumulated some 6,710 tons purchased in the semester, when last year it imported almost no Uruguayan meat.

Annual record: Uruguay exported 38,833 tons of beef in June

During June, Uruguay exported some 38,833 tons of beefwhich represents a new monthly record for 2024 and totals some 184,000 tonnes during the first half of the year, an increase of 12% compared to last year. In terms of values, the average export value was US$5,683 per tonne, a slight increase compared to May.

Of the total, China received about 80,000 tons of beeffar from the 150,000 tons shipped during that period in 2022 and resulting in the lowest volume since 2020.

Source: Ambito

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