Abipecs: pork export revenues down by 9% in 2013
Export revenue from pork in Brazil totaled US$ 1.359 billion in 2013, down by 9.12% on the US$ 1.495 billion filed in 2012. The data was released by the Brazilian Association of Meat Producers and Exporters (Abipecs) on Tuesday, January 14, and consider fresh and processed meat and offal.
Export volume fell by 11.04%, from 581,523 tons in 2012 to 517,333 tons last year. This was slightly higher than Abipecs' forecast of 510,000 tons.