Surveys of the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) show that Brazilian chicken exports (considering all products, including fresh and processed) totaled 322,100 tons in November, volume 1% less than the same period in 2017, with 325,400 tons.
The shipments effected in the eleventh month of this year generated US $ 527.3 million, revenue 5.5% lower than the US $ 557.7 million in the previous year.
In the year (January-November), exports of poultry meat amounted to 3.748 million tons, 6.3% less than the 3.999 million tons shipped in the same period last year. The balance on income reached US $ 5.991 billion, 10.8% lower number than the US $ 6.712 billion obtained between January and November 2017.
“Although lower than in the previous month, the export performance of November confirms the sector’s recovery in the second half, whose average monthly shipments of 382,200 tons, is 4.3% higher than last year“ details Francisco Turra, president of ABPA.
Fresh pork – Sales of pork (considering only fresh products) reached 51 thousand tons in November, 11.3% more than the 45,800 tons shipped in the same period last year. In revenue, there was a decrease of 14.6% in the month of the balance, with US $ 94.6 million in the eleventh month of 2018, compared with $ 110.7 million in the same period last year.
In the full year, the sector’s exports reach 501,200 tons, 8.7% lower performance compared to 548,700 tons shipped between January and November 2017. Sales in the period generated revenues of US $ 1.020 billion in revenue, balance 25.1% lower than the result achieved between January and November last year, with US $ 1.363 billion.
“Chinese demand continued strong in November, exceeding by more than three times the flow of exports to this market held in the same month last year. In this context, we see the resumption of shipments to Russia which, although shy levels, signal to an immediate demand for pork, considering that the reopening of the Russian ports to the Brazilian product occurred early last month “analyzes Ricardo Santin, director- executive ABPA.