Brazilian pork exports continue to increase
Brazilian pork exports (considering all products, fresh and processed) totaled 96,100 tonnes in June 2020, according to data from the Brazilian Association of Animal Proteins (ABPA). This figure is 50.4% higher than in June 2019 (63,900 tonnes).
During the first six months of this year, pork sales have increased by 37.01% compared to 2019 (479,400 t exported between January and June 2020 versus 349,900 t for the same period in 2019).
Asia, the flagship of Brazilian exports, imported 374,500 t in the first half of this year, a balance 83.1% higher than that recorded in 2019. China, the largest importer of Brazilian pork, imported 230,700 tonnes in the period (+ 150.2%). Hong Kong, in second place, imported 18.6% more, with 92,900 tonnes. Another important market was Singapore, with 27,800 tonnes (+ 51.6%).
July 9, 2020 /ABPA/ Brazil.