After surpassing R$ 50 billion in 2013, chicken revenue will fall by 17% this year
The poultry industry is one of the sectors that will lose revenue this year. The Gross Value of Agricultural Production for the chicken industry is expected to drop to R$ 41.4 billion, having reached a record R$ 50.1 billion last year.
This is the opinion of José Garcia Gasques, the Ministry of Agriculture. According to him, total revenue from agriculture will reach R$ 449 billion, 2.5% up on 2013.
Crop revenue will increase by 3.9% in the year, to R$ 296 billion, while livestock revenue will fall by 0.3%, to R$ 153 billion.