Brazil exported 517,330 tons of pork in 2013 worth US$ 1.36 billion
Brazilian pork exports in 2013 totaled 517,330 tons worth US$ 1.36 billion, according to the Brazilian Association of Meat Producers and Exporters (ABIPECS).In December it had forecast 510,000 tons.
The result is 11.04% down in volume and 2.94% down in revenue on 2012. That year, pork exports totaled 581,520 tons worth US$ 1.49 billion.
In 2013, the main markets for Brazilian pork in volume were Russia, accounting for 26.07%, Hong Kong, 23.44%, and Ukraine, 13.18%.In revenue terms, the results are the same: Russia, with 30.31%, Hong Kong, with 21.28% and Ukraine with 14.58%.