September Pork Export Volume, Value Down from Previous Year

BRAZIL - The volume and value of pork exported in September were down compared to the same period last year.
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According to the latest figures from ABIPECS, Brazil exported 45.996 tons of pork in September 2013, compared to 60.442 tons in the same month last year. This reveals a 24 per cent drop. The total volume of pork exported from January to September 2013 was 389.29 tons compared to 428.23 tons during the same period last year, indicating a nine per cent drop.

The value of pork exported in September was US$123.65, down by as much as 21.5 per cent compared to September 2012, where the figure stood at US$157.6. The total value of pork exported during the first nine months of 2013 was US$1,012.9, compared to US$1,087.8 during the same period last year, down by seven per cent.

The average value of pork in September 2013 was $2,688 per ton, up 3.1 per cent compared to the same month in 2012, where the average value was $2,608 per ton. Overall, the average value of pork during January to September 2013 was $2,602 per ton, up 2.43 per cent compared to the same period in 2012, where the figure stood at $2,540 per ton.

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