Brazil Pork Exports Grow 56% to Over US$ 1 Billion

From January to November of this year, compared to the same period last year, pork export revenue in Brazil jumped 56.5%, reaching US$ 1.087 billion.

In terms of volume, pork exports are up 25%, reaching 580,956 tons. The information is from the pork trade association (Associação Brasileira das Indústrias Produtoras e Exportadoras de Carnes Suí­nas) (Abipecs).

Pedro de Camargo Neto, the Abipecs president, reports that in November there was a drop in exports of pork because of a strike by Brazilian customs officials.

Thus, whereas in October over 65,000 tons were exported, in November that fell to 42,000 tons, and revenue dropped from US$ 122 million to US$ 77 million.

Even so, it has been a very good year for the sector, says Camargo Neto. For the twelve-month period ending in August, for the first time ever, the sector had exports worth US$ 1 billion.

And there was a 25.3% rise in pork prices on international markets, bringing the price per ton to US$ 1,872.

Abr

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Ads

You May Also Like

Equatorial Guinea Opens Embassy in Brazil

Brazil’s Minister of Foreign Relations, Celso Amorim, met with the Foreign Minister of Equatorial ...

Presidential Candidate Serra Presented to Brazilians as Experience Vs Adventure

Former São Paulo governor and former Health Minister José Serra, launched by a coalition ...

Brazil’s Congress Front Calls Ban on Weapons Stupidity and Incompetence

The strategy of Brazil’s Parliamentary Front for the Right to Self-Defense is to convince ...

A Few Reasons Why the World Is Taking Its Money to Grow It in Brazil

According to information disclosed this Wednesday, November 28, by the Brazilian Central Bank (BC), ...

Concession of Highways and Railroads Is No Privatization, Says Brazil President

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and Finance minister, Guido Mantega, both denied that the announced ...

Brazil's Bosisio frigate

Brazil and US Join in War Games Off Argentina’s Coast

Until next Friday naval units from Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Spain and the United States ...

Brazil Ready to Teach Tunisia How to Improve Wheat Growing

Sefeddine Cherif, the ambassador of Tunisia to Brazil, wants to take the Brazilian experience ...

Forecast Still On: Brazil’s GDP to Grow 3.4% This Year

In its March Conjunctural Bulletin, published Wednesday, March 8, Brazil’s Institute of Applied Economic ...

Best-seller Books, Plays and Movies

In cases where regulations have to be confronted, Brazilians pride themselves on being especially ...