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10% of sheep production could not be commercialized, according to Interovic

In a news story published in the Revista Cárnica, Tomás Rodríguez, director of INTEROVIC, highlighted that nearly 1 million lambs have not been commercialized, a figure that represents 10% of production. during March and May, a period that coincides with the declaration of the state of alarm and with one of the most hectic moments of suckling pig consumption, around Semana Santa.

To alleviate this situation, the interprofessional has launched several measures. From the incorporation of this meat to the social menus, to the promotion of actions to achieve the reopening of the Saudi market or the prospecting of new ones, such as the Chinese one.

They have also asked the Ministry for a battery of fiscal measures, among which is the reduction of VAT to 4%. And they have launched several promotional campaigns, with the aim of increasing the consumption of suckling lamb, lamb and goat meat in Spanish households and thus supporting a sector that has multiple environmental, social and economic benefits. He has been grateful for all this, through the financing provided by the Standard Extension.