Friday, 30 October 2020

Protection For Domestic Pork

Chanchos
Chanchos

QCOSTARICA – Costa Rica’s pig farmers are complaining about the growth in imports of pork from Chile, and are asking the government actions to protect them.

The problems of competitiveness of some sectors of the Costa Rican agro livestock production are emerging, as entrepreneurs from other countries with which it has free trade agreements, in this case Chile, take advantage of opportunities provided by those treaties.

- Advertisement -

Up to April this year 5,200 tons of pork has been imported, mostly from Chile, while it 1,200 tons were imported during 2014. Pork producers say that this increase is affecting them.

The president of the Chamber of Pork Producers of Costa Rica (Cámara de Porcicultores de Costa Rica), Renato Alvarado, told Crhoy.com that “… What worries us most is that is affecting the domestic market and also producers and has not resulted in a reduction in price for consumers, so we are calling on the authorities of the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade (MEIC), and the Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) to take action. ”

“… The number of pig farmers has been declining since that trade deal was approved, from 6,500 producers in 2000 to 3,500 in 2014.”

- Advertisement -
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Over 77% of Chileans Approve Rewriting Constitution

Q24N - More than 77% of Chileans are in favor of...

Avianca reopens travel to Central and South America

QCOSTARICA - Avianca, the Colombian airline, announced that it will resume...

MOST READ

La Niña is back and will bring storms, drought and bad weather

QCOSTARICA - The La Niña climate phenomenon has developed and is expected to last into next year, affecting temperatures, precipitation and storm patterns in...

COVID-19 in Costa Rica: 1,372 new cases and 30 deaths for Sunday and Monday

QCOSTARICA - The report Monday by the Ministry of Health detailed 1,372 new cases for 48 hours from Saturday to Monday, for a total...

Done deal, 2021 Marchamo rebate firmed up

QCOSTARICA - Congress approved this Thursday afternoon, in second and final vote, the reduction in the 2021 Marchamo that will go into effect on...

Over 77% of Chileans Approve Rewriting Constitution

Q24N - More than 77% of Chileans are in favor of redrafting the country’s constitution, partial voting results from the national referendum show. With 5.23%...

Will we see the 50% reduction in the 2021 Marchamo? I think so, yes…

RICO'S TICO BULL - On Thursday, on the legislative agenda was the thing (bill) about the reduction of the 2021 Marchamo. Had it been...

World Bank provides PHP 29 Billion to support households during the pandemic

The Philippines is one of the Asian countries that has been greatly affected by Pandemic. Economists have even estimated the country will lose up...

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Costa Rica and Latin America.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.