October Pork Export Volume, Value Down from Last Year

BRAZIL - The volume and value of Brazilian pork exported during October were down compared to the same period last year.
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The latest figures from ABIPECS reveal that Brazil exported 52.022 tons of pork in October 2013, compared to 61.742 tons in the same month last year. This marks a drop of 16 per cent. The total volume of pork exported from January to October 2013 was 441.3 tons compared to 489.9 tons during the same period last year, indicating a ten per cent drop.

The value of pork exported this October was US$142.76, down by 14.2 per cent compared to October 2012, where the figure stood at US$166.4. The total value of pork exported during January to October 2013 was US$1,155.7, compared to US$1,254.2 during the same period last year, down by eight per cent.

The average value of pork in October 2013 was $2,744 per ton, up two per cent compared to the same month last year, where the average value was $2,695 per ton. Overall, the average value of pork during January to October 2013 was $2,619 per ton, up 2.31 per cent compared to the same period in 2012, where the figure stood at $2,560 per ton.

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