China a Key Market as Brazilian Pork Exports Rise Further

11 July 2016, at 6:00am

BRAZIL - Brazil's June pork exports were 31.4 per cent higher than the same period last year, with exports in the first half of 2016 55.5 per cent higher than 2015, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA).

"Exports of fresh pork to China exceeded 12,000 tons in June. With this number, the market was the second largest importer of the product in the month, surpassing Hong Kong and approaching the levels of export volumes to Russia," said the vice president of markets, Ricardo Santin.