The Brazilian pork exports (considering all the products, fresh and processed) reached 63,600 tonnes in June, according to the data provided by the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA). These figures entail an increase by 81% in comparison with the same period in 2018, when 35,000 tonnes were exported.
The increase is even greater in the case of the income. In total, the exports generated an income of USD137.7 million, a balance 111.9% greater than in June 2018, with USD64.9 million.
So far this year, the international sales of Brazilian pork have amounted 346,600 tonnes, a volume that exceeds by 24.5% the total amount exported in the first semester of 2018, with 278,300 tonnes.
The main destination of exports in 2019 has been China, with a share of 26.7%, that has increased its purchases by 30.7%, with a total of 91,200 tonnes in the first semester of 2019. In the same period, Russia has imported 26,100 tonnes (7.6% of the total). In South America, Uruguay and Chile received 21,200 tonnes (+ 17%) and 21,000 tonnes (+ 45%), respectively.
Thursday, July 11th, 2019/ ABPA/ Brazil.