As Irish farmers wait for instructions from Government on the level of emissions reduction, they have to achieve by 2030, their Brazilian counterparts continue to expand.

For the first six months of 2022, the volume of beef exports jumped to 1.1m tonnes, the volume that was exported by Brazil for the entire year in 2011. This is up from 874,424t in the same period of 2021, a 21.5% increase.