Beef: record export revenue
The strength of the US dollar and the growth in volume exported in September resulted in record revenue from beef exports, at R$ 1.703 billion, according to data from the Foreign Trade Office (SECEX). This is 20% up on August, the previous record.
It is 65% up on September 2014. In September, Brazilian slaughterhouses exported 96,000 tons of fresh beef, the most this year - 7.5% up on August and 6.2% up on September 2014. On the spot market business is slow, because of the low supply of animals for slaughter. In the last seven days the ESALQ / BM & FBovespa indicator has gained 1.5%, to R$ 146.80 on Wednesday, October 7.
Information provided by Cepea