Post forecasts record Uruguayan beef exports at 490,000 tons carcass weight equivalent as a result of abundant beef supplies, strong foreign demand, and export limitations in several important competitors. Beef domestic consumption for 2022 is forecast at 160,000 tons, a recovery from 2021 as the country begins to return to normal as a majority of the population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19
and are returning to restaurants. In the coming months, Uruguay is expected to loosen border restrictions to boost tourism, one of the country’s economic pillars.