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São Paulo hosted AveSui

AveSui has become a major trade show in Brazil. Serving the poultry and swine business in Latin America, this year's show took place from 27-29 April in the Expo Centre Norte in the city of São Paulo.

Despite the novel influenza A virus (H1N1), commonly known as swine flu, the show attracted no less than 15,000 professional visitors from various countries in Latin America. AveSui attracted around 150 exhibitors in the field of production, coming from 15 countries among which included China, the US, Canada, India, Argentina, France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands. According to the show organisers, business achieved valued over US$145 mln.

Concurrently with the show, a seminar programme took place on poultry and swine production. Despite the considerable interest of international exhibitors and visitors, this years AveSui was the national edition of the show.

Next years show will take place in the city of Florianopolis and is planned to be an international edition again. It will be held from 10-13 May, 2010.

Natalie Berkhout

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