Brazilian Beef Exports Continue to Grow

BRAZIL - The Brazilian beef industry ended the month of October with more than US$ 449 million in exports, according to the Brazilian Association of Meat Exporters (Abiec).
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During the period, shipments totalled 107,000 tonnes.

China returned to the first place among the countries that bought Brazilian beef, with billing of US$ 94 million (38 per cent more than the previous month), which generated a volume of 21.3 thousand tonnes exported (35 per cent increase compared to the previous month). In the same period, Hong Kong grew by 5 per cent in value of exports from Brazil (to US$ 91 million) and 1 per cent in the volume exported from Brazil to there (25 thousand tonnes).

In the year so far, from January to October 2016, beef exports grew by 4 per cent in the volume shipped, worth US$ 4.637 billion.

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