Date :23 October 2020

Decrease in Brazilian chicken meat exports during September 2020

Brazilian chicken meat exports decreased in September 2020 compared to the same month last year.

The Secretariat of Foreign Trade in the Brazilian Ministry of Economy has considered the reduction of the event to include all kinds of fresh or frozen products.

Experts estimate that the country exported more than 320,000 tons in September. This shows a 4.5 percent decrease in poultry products exports compared to the same period last year. However, this decrease will be more than 6% compared to August.

Meanwhile, other Animal protein products in the country have also experienced a relative decline compared to the same period last year. For example, beef meat has seen a 3% drop in exports since September last year.

Market analysts also report that revenues from the production of poultry products in the country for exports also decreased by more than 20% compared to September 2019.

It should be noted that chicken meat is the second most important export product of this country and only in the Rio Grande do Sul region this product constitutes 13% of the value of the GDP of this important sector.


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