Honduras: $ 8.5 Million in Meat Exports

The Department of Agriculture projected $ 8.5 million in beef revenues from imports in 2011.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

The Deputy Minister of Livestock told La Tribuna, "We envision a good season; we call the livestock sector to prepare for the opening of new markets which demand quality and quantity."

Currently, 80% of foreign shipments are to the U.S. market and the rest is exported to Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Bolivia.

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Honduran Meat Exports Up 30%

August 2012

With the opening up of new markets such as Mexico and Boliva, exports have increased by 30%, generating revenues close to $31 million.

So stated the Deputy Secretary of Agriculture and Livestock (SAG), Juan Carlos Ordoñez.

"He said that the benefit brought by the opening up of new markets, has helped create jobs in rural areas, where there is the greatest concentration of livestock nationwide.

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July 2014

The USA is carrying out sanitation checks in Ireland and the Netherlands in order to raise short-term restrictions on the entry of beef from these countries.

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After 16-year ban because of the mad cow disease, the USA is about to allow imports of beef and veal from the Netherlands and Ireland.

Honduras Starts Beef Exports to Taiwan

February 2013

The company C&D will send the first of the containers in which between 550 and 820 thousand pounds of various cuts of beef will be transported to the Taiwanese market during 2013.

Latribuna.hn reports that "These exports have the support of the Animal Health Service (SENASA) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (SAG), which opened a new window of opportunity for exports, which will nvigorate the Honduran livestock sector . "

Honduran Beef Exports

November 2011

Continuing the progress begun in 2010, beef exports closed in 2011 at more than $26 million.

The Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture expressed optimism about the future of the export sector, not only for beef but also dairy, predicting an annual growth of 4 to 5 percent by 2030.

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