Home Agribusiness Pork exports grow 44.3% in April

Pork exports grow 44.3% in April

In the quarter, the increase is 10.29 percent

303
0
SHARE

 

 

Brazilian pork exports (considering all products, including fresh and processed) totaled 58,100 tons in April this year, reports the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA). The volume is 44.3% higher than the 40,200 tons exported in the same period last year.

In revenue, there was an increase of 27.6%, to $119.7 million in the fourth month this year, compared with $93.8 million in April 2018.

In the year (Jan/Apr.) the sector exported 215,700 tons, 10.29% more than the 195,500 tons shipped in the first quarter of the previous year.

In the same period, revenues from exports reached US $418.1 million, 2.2% higher than the balance achieved in the previous year, with US $409.2 million.

Below is the list of exports – data for the month of April and the first four months of 2019.

EXPORTS APRIL / 2019

Ranking

Parents

Volume (thousand tons)

Participation

1

CHINA

15.9

27.7%

2

HONG KONG

13.8

24.1%

3

URUGUAY

4.3

7.6%

4

RUSSIA

3.9

6.9%

5

SINGAPORE

2.9

5.2%

6

CHILE

2.9

5.2%

7

ARGENTINA

2.8

5.0%

8

GEORGIA

2.6

4.6%

9

VIETNAM

1.2

2.2%

10

ANGOLA

1.1

1.9%

EXPORT 1st quarter / 2019

ranking

Parents

Volume (thousand tons)

PARTICIPATION

1

CHINA

49.5

23.3%

2

HONG KONG

47.0

22.1%

3

RUSSIA

21.5

10.1%

4

URUGUAY

14.2

6.7%

5

CHILE

13.4

6.3%

6

ARGENTINA

11.5

5.4%

7

SINGAPORE

11.4

5.4%

8

ANGOLA

11.1

5.2%

9

GEORGIA

6.3

3.0%

10

VIETNAM

3.4

1.6%