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June Pork Exports Jump in Volume and Value

by 5m Editor
18 July 2011, at 10:14am

BRAZIL - Pork export volume in June was more than 12 per cent higher than in the same month of the previous year and the value of those exports was almost 30 per cent higher in US dollar terms.

According to ABIPECS, Brazil exported 52,752 tons of pork in June 2011, which is 12.4 per cent more than the same month last year. The average price per ton in US dollars – $2,884 – was 15.4 per cent higher than one year ago. The value of June's sales was just over US$152.1 million, which is 29.7 per cent more than in June 2010.

For the year to date, the volume exported was 266,852 tons, 1.1 per cent below the equivalent figure for 2010. The value of those export is up 11.2 per cent at just under $735.3 million. The average price is $2,755 per ton, which is 12.4 per cent above that of one year ago.