Brazil’s pork exports to China grow 19% in AprilMay, 13, 2020 Posted by datamarnews
According to April data released by the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA), 72,800 tons of pork were exported during the month, registering 19% year-on-year growth, when 61,100 tons were exported. Revenues increased by 31.9% over the same period comparison, with a total of US$165.2 million generated in April, compared with US$125.2 million in April 2019.
The cumulative total exported in the year until April reached 280,800 tons, a volume 28.4% higher than year-ago levels, when 218,700 tons were exported. In revenue, the cumulative total stood at US$650.3 million, 53.5% higher than the corresponding period last year, at US$423.6 million.
According to ABPA, the African swine flu, which has affected China since 2018, has favored Brazil’s pork exports, as pork is a Chinese favorite. The chart below shows the history of Brazilian pork exports since 2015:
Chart Source: DataLiner
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