Uruguayan beef exports for the first six months of 2012 increased 14% year-on-year, to 125,674 tonnes swt (INAC), with larger volumes to Israel, the US and Chile.
Terry Johnson (BPU Uruguay) third from the leftfront row
Reflecting higher imported beef prices, Uruguayan exports to the US for January to June increased 43% year-on-year, to 12,626 tonnes swt.
For the same period, exports to Chile increased 86% year-on-year, to 8,770 tonnes swt, while shipments to Israel jumped 85%, to 14,935 tonnes swt.
While Russia remained as Uruguay’s largest export beef market during the first half of 2012, shipments declined 4% year-on-year, to 37,352 tonnes swt.
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