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October Pork Export Volume, Value Down from Previous Year

12 December 2013

BRAZIL - The volume and value of Brazilian pork exported during October were down compared to the same period last year.

The latest figures from ABIPECS reveal that Brazil exported 52.022 tons of pork in October 2013, compared to 61.742 tons in the same month last year. This marks a drop of 16 per cent. The total volume of pork exported from January to October 2013 was 441.3 tons compared to 489.9 tons during the same period last year, indicating a ten per cent drop.

The value of pork exported this October was US$142.76, down by 14.2 per cent compared to October 2012, where the figure stood at US$166.4. The total value of pork exported during January to October 2013 was US$1,155.7, compared to US$1,254.2 during the same period last year, down by eight per cent.

The average value of pork in October 2013 was $2,744 per ton, up two per cent compared to the same month last year, where the average value was $2,695 per ton. Overall, the average value of pork during January to October 2013 was $2,619 per ton, up 2.31 per cent compared to the same period in 2012, where the figure stood at $2,560 per ton.

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