Brazil poultry exports continue climb in March - Cepea

Shipments up 5.2% over February
calendar icon 29 April 2024
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After two consecutive months of decreases, both the volume of Brazilian chicken meat sold to the international market and the income obtained through shipments rose again in March, according to a recent market report from Cepea

According to data from Secex, 418.1 thousand tons of chicken meat were exported in March, 5.2% up compared to that in February/24, but still 18.7% less than in March 2023. In the first quarter of this year, Brazil shipped 1.2 million tons, downing 7.2% against the same period of 2023.

The income obtained with international trades was BRL 3.7 billion in March, for an increase of 6.7% compared to February/24, but 26.6% less than in March/23. In the first quarter this year, exporters received BRL 10.6 billion, moving down 20.6% in relation to the same period of 2023 – data from Secex.

Shipments to China dropped 7.4% from February to March; however, the national sector continues positive, since new meatpackers are now allowed to export the product to China.

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