November 23, 2021
Brazil's pork exports hit 99.1 thousand tonnes in October
Brazil's pork exports have reached 99.1 thousand tonnes in October, according to the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA).
This is up 11.9% from October 2020 when 88.5 thousand tonnes were exported. The value of exports in October reached US$217.9 million, 9.3% higher than the US$199.4 million for the same period last year.
The cumulative sales of pork for the year are close to one million tonnes. Between January and October, 967,900 tonnes were shipped, 13.4% more than the first ten months of 2020, with 853,400 tonnes. The balance is also significantly positive in terms of export revenues, reaching US$2.279 billion, performing 21.5% higher than in January to October of last year, with US$1.876 billion.
China is still the leading destination for pork exports, with total imports of 481,900 tons between January and October, a volume 13.9% higher than the same period last year.
Other important markets are Chile with 52,500 tonnes (+56.5%), Japan with 11,300 tonnes (+19.1%), and the United States with 9,700 tonnes (+43.4%).
- ABPA (Brazil)