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Brazilian Beef Exports Climbing

11 October 2016

BRAZIL - Brazil's fresh beef exports are performing well in Egypt, as the country purchased almost 19,000 tons from Brazil in September and ranked ahead of China.

Egypt was the main destination for Brazilian exports of fresh beef in September. The Arab country imported almost 19,000 tons in the month and placed ahead of China, Hong Kong, Russia and Iran, according to data from the Association of Brazilian Beef Exporters (Abiec).

In terms of revenues, however, China ranked first with purchases worth USD 68.5 million, with Egypt coming in second with USD 63.2 million.

According to Abiec, Brazil exported overall 93,000 tons of fresh beef last month, an increase of 13 per cent over August. Shipments generated USD 388 million, up 11 per cent in the same comparison.

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