Brazil's Pork Exports Rose Again in Value

BRAZIL - Pork export volume in May was marginally more than in the same month of the previous year but the value of those exports was 10 per cent higher in US dollar terms.
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According to ABIPECS, Brazil exported 44,988 tons of pork in May 2011, which is 2.3 per cent less than the same month last year. The average price per ton in US dollars – $2,815 – was 9.8 per cent higher than one year ago. The value of March's sales was just over US$126.6 million, which is 7.3 per cent more than in May 2010.

For the year to date, the volume exported was 214,100 tons, 3.9 per cent below the equivalent figure for 2010. The value of those export is up 7.2 per cent at just over $583.1 million. The average price is $2,724 per ton, which is 11.5 per cent above that of one year ago.

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