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May Pork Exports Up in Volume and Value

by 5m Editor
27 June 2012, at 8:05am

BRAZIL - The volume of pork exported in May rose compared to April, and the US$-value was also up.

According to the latest figures from ABIPECS, Brazil exported 53,404 tons of pork in May, up by a whopping 18.7 per cent compared to the previous year. The total amount of pork exported in 2012 is 224,870 tons, compared to 214,100 tons in 2011, and this was up by 5.03 per cent.

The value of export sales in May was US $138.3 million, up by as much as 9.27 per cent compared to May 2011. The total value of exports in 2012 till May is US $578.9 compared to US $583.1 in 2011.