Brasilia, Brazil, 25 Nov – A delegation from the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Farming and Supply is due Tuesday in Singapore to begin a 10-day visit that will also include Hong Kong and China, with a view to boosting bilateral trade.
The mission, which includes representatives of the secretariats for International Relations of Agri-Business and Defence of Agri-Farming, will be accompanied by businesspeople from the food sector.
The delegation also plans to deal with the issue of sanitary and fito-sanitary agreements between Brazil and China.
In Shanghai the mission is due to visit Food & Hotel China (FHC 2008), the most important international trade fairs for imported food and beverages.
China is the main destination of exports for Brazilian agri-business products. The forecast this year is that China will increases its agri-farming imports by 81 percent this year.
From January to October this year Brazilian agri-business exports to Singapore totalled US$285 million.
In rleation to Hong Kong Brazil’s exports of agri-business products rose over 20 percent, particularly pork, beef and fowl exports. (macauhub)