Pork exports revenue up 31.6% in SeptemberOct, 07, 2019 Posted by Sylvia Schandert
Revenue from Brazilian pork exports (considering all products, both fresh and processed) totaled US$124.4m in September, reported the Animal Protein Association (ABPA). The balance is 31.6% higher than the same period last year, with a foreign exchange result of US$94.5m.
The volume exported in the ninth month of 2019 reached 58,000 tons, 2.6% more than in the same period of 2018, with 56,600 tons.
In the year, pork sales exceeded US$1.08bn, an increase of 21.1% over the balance of sales between January and September 2018, with US$892m.
Total shipment in the period reached 524,200 tons, 12.15% above the 467,400 tons of last year.
“Sales to Asia, especially to China, keep Brazilian pork exports in a positive flow,” says Francisco Turra, president of ABPA.
Brazilian poultry exports (all products, fresh and processed) continue to rise in 2019, according to ABPA data. Sales revenue totaled US$5.16bn in the first nine months of this year, up 5.7% from the same period last year (US$4.85bn).
In volume, the balance reached 3.08m tons between January and September, 0.7% higher than the 3.06m tons in 2018.
In September, the exchange value of chicken meat shipments reached US$538.4m, 6.9% lower than the result achieved in the ninth month of last year, with US$578.5m. In the month, 323,000 tons were exported, 11% less than the 363,000 tons exported in the same month of 2018.
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