Export bans hit Brazil's meat industry after scandal

Export bans hit Brazil's meat industry after scandalBrasília (AFP) – The fallout from Brazil’s rotten meat scandal accelerated Monday when China, a huge market, suspended imports and the European Union demanded a partial ban. Another ban on Brazilian meat imposed by Chile sparked fears of a trade spat between the two South American partners. A charm offensive by President Michel Temer, who even invited foreign ambassadors to a traditional meat restaurant in the capital Brasilia late Sunday, failed to calm importers.

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