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Sales of Beef, Pork Increased 5.4 Per Cent in November

11 December 2012, at 10:39am

BRAZIL - Exports of fresh beef and pork had good results in November. The two products combined sold $ 523.6 million, a 5.4 per cent increase from the same month last year.

Daily sales of pork increased by approximately eight per cent compared to the same period last year.

The volume of shipments also showed growth of 24.1 per cent. Already the fresh beef on the daily sales, achieved growth in value and volume shipped about five and 14 per cent, respectively.

Another product that has achieved considerable increases were corn exports, which rose from US $ 258.1 million in 2011 to $ 1 billion in 2012. The shipment volume increased from 907.4 million tonnes to 3.9 million tonnes in 2012.

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