BRF is the Brazil's largest exporter of protein, says Secex
BRF's exports totaled US$ 1.225 billion in the year to March, an increase of 10.3% compared with exports of US$ 1.11 billion in the first quarter of 2011. The data are from the Foreign Trade Office (SECEX), at the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC).
The result keeps BRF in third place in the list of the 40 largest Brazilian exporters, after Petrobras and Vale. It is the leader among Brazilian exporters of protein.
JBS's exports in the first quarter totaled US$ 550.047 million, down by 14.30% on the US$ 641.817 million from January to March 2011. On the list of Brazil's largest exporters, JBS is in 13th place, one place above last month.
Information provided by Agência Estado