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Brazil Livestock and Products Semi-Annual - February 2007

by 5m Editor
1 February 2007, at 12:00am

By USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service - This article provides the pork industry data from the USDA FAS Livestock and Products Semi-Annual 2007 report for Brazil. A link to the full report is also provided. The full report includes all the tabular data which we have omitted from this article.

Report Highlights:

Post projects beef and pork production to increase in 2007 due to continued expansion in exports and a firm domestic market. Post also revised data for 2006 to include final export data and new production data obtained from the trade.

Commodity Outlook, Hogs and Pork

Production

Pork production is expected to increase by 5 percent to nearly 3 million metric tons in 2007, basically due to a projected increase in domestic consumption and a rebound in pork exports. Most of this production increase will continue to come from the Center-West region, where production costs are estimated to be lower than in the South region. Post also revised pork production in 2005 to adjust production down from a higher than initially estimated level.

Further Information

To read the full report please click here (PDF format)

List of Articles in this series

To view our complete list of 2007 Livestock and Products Semi-Annual reports, please click here

February 2007