China has recently suspended imports from two more Brazilian pork factories owned by JBS SA (JBSS3.SA) and BRF SA (packaging companies). BRFS3.SA) amid a crackdown on meat shipments amid fears of a new coronavirus.
China is temporarily suspending imports from the BRF plant in Lajeado and the JBS-owned Seara branch in Tres Passos in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, according to a post on Saturday. On the website of the General Administration of Customs of China.
China is the largest buyer of pork, beef and chicken from Brazil. China has recently suggested that meat exporters around the world need to prove their products are free of coronaviruses, which BRF, JBS and other Brazilian meat packaging companies have already done.