Beef exports grow 19% in August in annual comparison

Beef exports grow 19% in August in annual comparison

Chamber Articles Category: Agribusiness Post Date: 09/13/18 Source: Datagro By: Datagro
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Total beef exports (in natura and processed) reached 173.8 thousand tons in August, setting a new monthly record in the sector, according to the Brazilian Association of Refrigerators (Abrafrigo), which compiled the data released by the company. Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), through SECEX / DECEX.

This volume represented a growth of 19% over August 2017, when exports were 145.5 thousand tons. Revenue, on the other hand, increased 16%, from US $ 605.3 million in the same month of 2017 to US $ 699.8 million in 2018. Read Full Article