Competitors in Supply of Meat to Guatemala

In light of an announcement by the Guatemalan government that they are looking for more beef suppliers, Colombia is making preparations.

Monday, April 22, 2013

From an article by the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER):

The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food in Guatemala (MAGA) reported that it will be evaluating new suppliers in light of a possible meat shortage caused by an increase in prices in the country. Among the reasons for the shortage, the government argues, is smuggling and the expansion of cane cultivation, which has reduced space for the local livestock industry.

In response to a requirement by Guatemalan authorities for a larger number of suppliers of meat, Colombia is evaluting introducing this product to the Guatemalan market .

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