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Rabobank: EU, UK having biggest impact on global trade

Ukraine, Brazil and Thailand are particularly affected by loss of European markets
The biggest impact on global poultry trade so far in 2020 has been a sharp drop in imports to the European Union (EU) and United Kingdom (U.K.), according to the most recent Rabobank Poultry Quarterly report.
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The telephone game of chicken wings in China

Chinese first stop shipments, but in the end, they decide to accept them, with crazy intermediate measures
Frankly, I do not understand the actions of the authorities in China and Hong Kong with regard to chicken wings imported from Aurora Alimentos, from Brazil.
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Nicaragua seeks to export eggs to new markets

The country wants to export egg products not only to Central America and the Caribbean, but also to Taiwan, according to the minister of finance and public credit.
Nicaragua seeks to expand egg exports through strategies that strengthen the agricultural sector and mobilize “the greatest amount of resources to the countryside.”
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Video: Iowa derecho will not impact trade

Iowa farmers have lost millions of acres of crops, but this should not impact the grain market and trade
The Midwest and specifically Iowa is feeling the impact of a derecho that took out millions of acres of crops, as well as grain storage bins, barns and equipment sheds.
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Doubts over coronavirus in Brazilian chicken wings

In Shenzhen, China, the public is being warned after the novel coronavirus is said to be found in a poultry product.
The government of the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen said that analysis of a sample of frozen chicken wings imported from Brazil tested positive for the coronavirus.
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