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São Paulo – Poultry exports from Brazil were up 1.3% in shipped volume year-to-date through September from a year ago, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) reported. Sales to Arab countries such as Jordan and Libya increased.
Year-to-date through September, 3.17 million tonnes of poultry products got exported from Brazil. Export revenue was down 12.1% to USD 4.6 billion. In September, shipped volume was down 2.3% to 345,000 tonnes, while revenue was down 18.4% to USD 479 million.
Year-to-date, China was the leading importer, up 28% to 514,000 tonnes. Exports to Libya were up 79% to 46,000 tonnes and Jordan, 35% to 46,000 tonnes. Exports to Russia, Singapura, Vietnam, and South Korea also increased.
In September, the major sale increases were to South Africa, up 38% year-on-year to 23,000 tonnes; Yemen, up 73% to 11,000 tonnes; United Arab Emirates, up 11% to 25,900 tonnes; and European Union, up 15% to 21,200 tonnes.
Translated by Guilherme Miranda