Lithuania expects to launch beef exports to Algeria soonStaff writer ▼ | May 28, 2016
The Lithuanian and Algerian authorities are finalizing veterinary certificates for Lithuanian meat product exports to the North African country, the daily Lietuvos Zinios reported.
Meat trade Veterinary certificates for Lithuanian exports
Lithuania has recently had veterinary certificates approved by Iran and is already exporting Halal-compliant beef to Egypt and Lebanon.
According to the SFVS, some 51 tons of chilled and frozen Lithuanian beef last year were exported to Egypt and 77 tons to Lebanon.
Almost 500 tons of Halal-compliant beef were exported to France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Belgium and other EU markets in the first quarter of 2016.
Four Lithuanian meat processors currently comply with the requirements, the paper wrote. ■