Poultry exports slid in November

Volume shipped was down 1%, with revenue decreasing by 5.5%. The industry association chairman, however, said there are signs of a recovery.

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São Paulo – November saw 322,100 tons of poultry shipped from Brazil, down 1% from a year ago. Export revenues reached USD 527.3 million, down 5.5%. The figures were released this Tuesday (4) by the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA).

“Although they were smaller than in the preceding month, November exports were proof of the industry’s recovery in the second half, with average monthly sales at 382,200 tons, up 4.3% from last year’s [average monthly volume],” ABPA chairman Francisco Turra was quoted as saying in a press release.

Year-to-date through November, 3,748 million tons got shipped, down 6.3% from a year ago. Exports came out to USD 5.991 billion, down 10.8% year-on-year.

Translated by Gabriel Pomerancblum

Rodrigo Fonseca/AFP

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