For the first time since 1997, when the Secretariat of Foreign Trade (Secex) was instituted, the exports of Brazilian fresh pork reached the mark of 1 billion reais. The main reason was the Chinese demand, which went through a crisis in the internal supply of the protein due to the African Swine Fever (ASF).
Thanks to the exchange rate, the average revenue followed the upward trend and also hit an all-time record.
In May, 90.7 thousand tons were exported, registering a growth of more than 44% if compared to the previous month. In values, it was about R$ 1.2 billion - more than 50% more than in April.
If compared to the same month in 2019, there were 53.2% more tons. Thanks to the favorable exchange rate for exports, the comparison between this year and last recorded revenue greater than double.
Source: Portal Dinheiro Rural