Monthly Archives - October 2019

Brazilian meat giants reap market gains from Chinese demand

By Luzi Henrique Mendes | São Paulo – Valor International The African swine fever epidemic in China is still driving shares of Brazilian meat processors. Since there are no signs the outbreak is under control, with Chinese herds still shrinking, investors are doubling down bets on Brazil’s top meatpackers: JBS, BRF, Marfrig and Minerva. The rally of 2019 is unheard of and will be challenging to replicate. JBS shares rose to a new record in September, with the company controlled by [...]