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Brazilian Beef Exports Continue to Grow

17 November 2016

BRAZIL - The Brazilian beef industry ended the month of October with more than US$ 449 million in exports, according to the Brazilian Association of Meat Exporters (Abiec).

During the period, shipments totalled 107,000 tonnes.

China returned to the first place among the countries that bought Brazilian beef, with billing of US$ 94 million (38 per cent more than the previous month), which generated a volume of 21.3 thousand tonnes exported (35 per cent increase compared to the previous month). In the same period, Hong Kong grew by 5 per cent in value of exports from Brazil (to US$ 91 million) and 1 per cent in the volume exported from Brazil to there (25 thousand tonnes).

In the year so far, from January to October 2016, beef exports grew by 4 per cent in the volume shipped, worth US$ 4.637 billion.

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