Uruguay: Livestock and Products Annual

Uruguay’s beef exports for 2019 are forecast at a four year low of 415,000 tons carcass weight equivalent due to reduced slaughter inventory and loss of competitiveness in global markets due to currency fluctuations. Live cattle exports are expected to decline as demand slows in a key market. Despite a forecast marginal drop in domestic consumption in 2019, beef imports are expected to reach a record 30,000 tons carcass weight equivalent due to favorable currency impact on prices of regional suppliers.

Uruguay: Livestock and Products Annual