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Rabobank: Market disruption changing beef trade flows

Global events have potential to largely impact beef supply.

The global beef complex has been characterized by a series of market disruptions through the second quarter of 2017, according to the Rabobank Beef Quarterly Q2 2017.

Political upheaval in Brazil, a new trade agreement between the U.S. and China, and proposed bans on slaughter in India, which all involve the major bovine-exporting nations of the world, have the potential to cause material shifts in global trade, the report explained.

“While U.S. exports continue to perfo

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