Brazil: Pork exports grow 13.2 percent in November


Brazilian pork exports (considering all products, including fresh and processed) totaled 105.7 thousand tons in November, reports the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). The volume is 13.2% higher than that recorded in the same period in 2022, with 93.4 thousand tons.

Posted on Dec 12 ,00:10

Brazil: Pork exports grow 13.2 percent in November

In terms of revenue, sector sales reached US$225.8 million in November, a balance 2.3% lower than the result recorded in the eleventh month of 2022, with US$230.5 million.

Considering the accumulated result for the year (January to November), the sector's exports registered an increase of 10%, with 1.118 million tons exported in 2023, against 1.017 million tons last year.

In the same period, accumulated revenue reached US$2.586 billion, a balance 11.5% higher than the total recorded in 2022, with US$2.319 billion.

"Exports this month once again surpassed the level of 100 thousand tons. Exports accumulated up to November already equal in volume and exceed in revenue the total recorded throughout the year 2022. The numbers confirm the initial projections in exports for this year", assesses the president of ABPA, Ricardo Santin.

The main destination for pork exports from Brazil this year, China imported a total of 362.1 thousand tons between January and November, a volume 11% lower than the total imported in the same period of 2022. In second place is Hong Kong, with 114.2 thousand tons, a volume 27.3% higher than that recorded in 2022. Also in positive movement are the Philippines, with 113.1 thousand tons (+46.9%), Chile, with 76.4 thousand tons (+39, 3%), Singapore, with 57.9 thousand tons (+13.7%), Vietnam, with 45.3 thousand tons (+3.7%), Uruguay, with 43.8 thousand tons (+11.2% ) and Japan, with 35.3 thousand tons (+47.7), among others.

“Except for sales to China, all other importing countries registered an increase in pork imports from Brazil this year, confirming a trend already predicted by the sector of expanding export capillarity, strengthening the product's presence in destinations in high-volume markets. added value, such as Japan, South Korea and the United States”, says ABPA’s markets director, Luís Rua.

The main exporting state, Santa Catarina shipped 599.9 thousand tons of pork between January and November this year, a number 9.2% higher than that recorded in the same period last year. In second place, Rio Grande do Sul exported 258.5 thousand tons (-3.1%), followed by Paraná, with 155.3 thousand tons (+20.3%), Mato Grosso, with 27.9 thousand tons (+83.7%) and Mato Grosso do Sul, with 23.1 thousand tons (-24.9%).

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