Brazil’s agribusiness exports added up to US$ 3.750 billion in May, a 10% increase when compared to the same period last year. The sectors that drove the performance were of meats, sugar, alcohol and coffee.
The sector had a surplus of US$ 3.327 billion, also 10% above what was registered in the same month of 2004.
Imports stayed at US$ 423 million. Both the revenue with foreign sales, as the trade surplus are records for months of May.
From January to May, exports in the sector added up to US$ 15.994 billion, historical record for this period and 13.5% superior to the value exported in the first five months of 2004.