Panama's hog producers test Venezuela market

Pork productin in Panama has developed nicely in the last few years.

Monday, June 23, 2008

The sector has reached production levels that overshoot local demand, and producers are now testing the export markets.
Aníbal Bocaranda, president of the National Association of Hog Producers, said he went to Venezuela two weeks ago to negotiate the first shipments of pork outside of Panama.

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The pork producing sector has started negotiations with the governments of Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica, to revive pork exports in the short term.

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India as an Export Destination for Pork

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Nicaragua to be Declared Free of Swine Fever in 2011

December 2010

Sector authorities are waiting for documents endorsed by international agencies.

On the subject, Ariel Bucardo, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, said that they just need for international animal health agencies to certify the documentation collected by the country's agricultural authorities confirming that in Nicaragua, since 2008, no single case of swine fever in pig farms has been recorded.

Pork Production Down in Panama

November 2010

There was a 9% decrease in production during the first eight months of swine production compared to 2009.

Although production had been decreasing, the tariff reduction on pork imports in force since the second half of 2009, prompt for the national product to depreciate even further.

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