Exports of poultry genetic material grow 91.8 percent in the first two months


The Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) informs that Brazilian exports of poultry genetic material (including 01-day-old chicks and fertile eggs) totaled 2,325 thousand tons in February, a volume that exceeds by 86, 2% the performance recorded in the same period last year, with 1,248 thousand tons.

Posted on Mar 30 ,00:20

Exports of poultry genetic material grow 91.8 percent in the first two months

In revenue, last month's sales reached US$ 20.952 million, 57.5% higher than the balance obtained in February 2022, with US$ 13.302 million.

The balance is also positive in the first two months of this year, with 4,646 thousand tons shipped in the period, surpassing by 91.8% the performance achieved last year, with 2,422 thousand tons.

In revenue, the balance of exports for the first two months reached US$ 42.237 million, a performance 62% higher than that recorded in the first two months of 2022, with US$ 26.079 million.

Among the main destinations for Brazilian exports are Mexico, with 3,241 thousand tons exported in the first two months (+339% compared to the previous year), Senegal, with 630 tons (-27.1%), Paraguay, with 402.7 tons (-1.9%), Venezuela, with 100 tons (+1425%) and Colombia, with 68 tons (+103.5%).

"The poultry genetics sector has been gradually expanding its international participation, reinforcing Brazil's position as an international supplier for this high-value-added segment. In this context, the countries of the Americas gained special importance for the sectoral strategy", analyzes the president of ABPA, Ricardo Santin.

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