Arab country leads the ranking of buyers of the Brazilian product, representing 14% of our market; the reason for the suspension was not disclosed
Saudi Arabia has suspended imports of poultry from five cold stores in Brazil. The Arab country leads the ranking of buyers of the Brazilian product, with about 550 thousand tons to 600 thousand tons a year, which represents 14% of our market.
The cancellation information was confirmed by the president of the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA), Francisco Turra. According to him, there has not yet been an official statement, however, the suspension was confirmed by representatives of Brazil in the Arab countries. “They did not claim sanity. For now, there is no information yet.”
Although not confirmed, the measure may be one of the first barriers after President Jair Bolsonaro signals the transfer of the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem.