Surveys conducted by the Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA) show that Brazilian pork exports (considering all products, fresh and processed pork) reached foreign exchange earnings of US$149.6 million in October. This is the highest monthly figure recorded in the last 24 months, and is 38.4% more than the $108.1 million recorded for the same period last year.
During the period, 68,100 tons of pork were exported, 8% more than in October 2018, with 63,000 tons.
So far this year (from January to October), pork exports increased 23% in value, reaching US$1.23 billion and increased 11.66% in quantity, with 592,300 tons.
Francisco Turra, president of ABPA, said that "sales to Asia continue to boost pork exports, and October shipments increased 81% to China and 19% to Hong Kong."
Friday, November 8, 2019/ ABPA/ Brazil.