Argentina: 30-day Beef Export Ban

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   AR2021-0013

On Thursday, May 20, 2021 the government of Argentina imposed a 30-day ban on beef exports. The measure is intended to lower domestic beef prices by temporarily increasing the domestic supply. The implementing resolution exempts exports to markets where Argentina has negotiated quotas. In 2020, Argentina exported 652,177 tons of beef with about 53,000 being exported to the US and EU under quota.

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