According to ABPA, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association, Brazil exported 446,800 tons of chicken meat in August 2023, up 2.1% from a year earlier. Revenues were $831 million, up 9.9% from the same period last year.
January-August 2023 exports totaled 3,508,000 metric tons of chicken, generating $6,858 million in revenue. Exports were up 7.4% from the same period last year and revenues were up 4.8%.
China remains Brazil’s largest market, importing 52,800 tons of chicken in August, up 32.5%; the UAE was second with 47,300 tons, up 30.2%; Saudi Arabia was next with 37,200 tons, up 12.6%; and Japan imported 29,600 tons, a decrease of 25.4%; however, there has been a resurgence of imports from Brazil’s Santa Catarina and Espírito. However, imports have resumed from the Brazilian continents of Santa Catarina and Espírito Santo.
The main exporting continent remains Paraná, with a total of 179,400 tons in August, up 5.3%, followed by Santa Catarina, with a total of 98,200 tons, up 8.7%, and Rio Grande do Sul, with 65,800 tons, up 3.4%.
Commenting on August’s exports, President Ricardo said: ¨We are seeing strong growth in our three main export destinations, and this year our total exports will exceed 5 million tons. ¨
For the first time in the January-August 2023 period, Brazilian pork exports averaged 1,009 million tons per month, which is historic for the country’s pork exports, compared to 93,300 tons per month in the same period last year. 112,800 tons of pork were exported from Brazil in August, and with the opening of the Mexican market, Mexico has jumped to one of the top 10 markets for Brazilian pork exports.
Brazilian pork exports fell slightly in August, down 3.1% from the same month last year, while export revenues were down 5.9%. The continent of Santa Catarina remained in the first place of exports, with 62,700 tons, up 1%; Rio Grande do Sul exported 22,900 tons, down 19.8%; and the continent of Paraná exported 15,500 tons,
Post time: Oct-18-2023