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Argentina says deal on re-opening beef exports may be close; talks continue

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Talks between Argentine policymakers and meat industry officials are on track to reach a deal on re-opening exports, officials said on Tuesday, days ahead of the expiration of the government’s month-long suspension of international shipments.

FILE PHOTO: A cow is seen at a farm in Saladillo, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina May 20, 2021. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

Argentina, China’s second-biggest beef supplier after Brazil, halted exports for a month in mid-May as it grappled with runaway domestic inflation. Meat packers have been negotiating a way to lift the curbs amid fears they could be extended.

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