Soy and Sugar Lead Brazil’s 17% Agribusiness Growth

The Brazilian agribusiness exports reached US$ 3.73 billion in October, an increase of 16.9%, in comparison with October of 2004, when sales totaled US$ 3.30 billion, according to information issued Tuesday, November 8, by the Ministry of Agriculture’s Secretariat of International Relations.

Sectors that presented best results were soy, sugar and alcohol, meat, coffee, and forest. From January to October, exports totaled US$ 36.21 billion, which is 9.6% more than what was registered in the first 10 months of 2004.

During the first nine months of 2005, beef in natura exports rose 34%; poultry in natura, 29%; pork, 65.6%; coffee beans, 58.3%; sugar, 60%; alcohol, 41.5%; and milk, 40.8%. The European Union was the main buyer of Brazilian products (32.5% of total exports), followed by Asia (19.7%), NAFTA (14.9%), Eastern Europe (8.6%), Middle East (7%), and Africa (6.6%).

In September, Brazilian agribusiness external sales totaled US$3.820 billion, with a 0.5% negative variation when compared to the same period in 2004.



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  • mohammad nami from avel co.

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  • Guest

    So proud of your numbers.
    Looks like a true victory, these agribusiness exports.

    A country is like a farm. What is produced is consumed in the farm. and only the excess is sold.

    Then with so much export of food, how can you still have hunger, in Brazil ?

    And this record was achieved under the management of a man of poor origin, defender of the poors and the workers, and from a leftist party. His name is…..Lula !

    If Brazil is what it says it is : the world’s garden, it is a true shame, a failure, complete mismanagement to still have hunger in yxour own country.

    And this has nothing to do with WTO, as WTO is for world trade not internal consumption, prices and availabilty !

    Sad reality.

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