Brazilian pork exports (including all products: fresh and processed pork) reached 58,100 tonnes in April 2019, according to the information provided by the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA). This exported volume entails an increase by 44.3% in comparison with the volume exported in the same period in 2018 (40,200 tonnes). The main destination of the exports in April 2019 was China, with 15,900 tonnes, representing 27.7% of the total.
So far this year (from January to April), the sector exported 215,700 tonnes, a volume 10.29% greater than the 195,500 tonnes exported during the first quadrimester of 2018. During the first four months of 2019, the main destination has been China, with 49,500 tonnes (23.3% of the total), followed by Hong Kong (47,000 tonnes; 22.1%), Russia (21,500 tonnes; 10.1%); Uruguay (14,200 tonnes; 6.7%) and Chile (13,400 tonnes; 6.3%).
Wednesday, May 8th, 2019/ ABPA/ Brazil.