November Pork Export Volume Steady, up in Value

30 December 2011, at 2:42pm

BRAZIL - The volume of pork exported in November was the same as a year before but the US$-value was up more than 13 per cent.

The latest figures from ABIPECS reveal that Brazil exported 43,039 tons of pork in November, which was marginally up on the same month last year. The average price per ton in US dollars – $3,035 – was 13.4 per cent higher than a year ago. The value of export sales in November was US$130.6 million, almost 13.5 per cent more than in November 2010.

For the year-to-date, the total volume of pork exported was 479,487 tons, down 5.0 per cent compared to a year ago. The value of those exports, however, was 6.6 per cent higher at almost US$1.331 billion. The average price of pig meat over the year to date was $2,776 per ton, up 12.2 per cent from a year ago.