In nine months, Brazilian pork shipments surpass the whole of 2019
The same performance can also be seen in the dollar balance of exports. Between January and September, pork sales in Brazil reached US $ 1.677 billion, a balance that exceeds by 51.9% the result verified between January and September 2019, with US $ 1.103 billion. The performance accumulated in 2020 is also greater than all the revenue obtained in 2019, of US $ 1.597 billion.
Considering only the month of September, sales in the sector totaled 86.5 thousand tons, a volume 33% higher than that achieved in the same period of 2019, with 65 thousand tons. In revenue, the monthly high is 34%, with $ 188.5 million in the ninth month of 2020, against $ 140.5 million in 2019.
Asia continues to be the main promoter of sector exports in 2020 (January to September). China, the largest importer of Brazilian pork, increased its imports by 133% in the total this year compared to 2019, reaching 376,700 tonnes. Second, Hong Kong imported 131,600 tonnes (+ 14%). Singapore, with 41.9 thousand tons (+ 61%) was in third place. Vietnam, meanwhile, increased its imports by 205%, with 32,900 tonnes shipped in 2020.
“We have good expectations for maintaining this pace over the next few months. The indications strengthen ABPA's predictions of reaching a number close to 1 million tonnes exported in 2020. This, without impacting the offer of products to the Brazilian consumer ”, analyzes Ricardo Santin, president of ABPA.
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