November 28, 2022
Avian flu in the US and war in Ukraine boost Brazilian meat exports

Avian flu in the US and war in Ukraine boost Brazilian meat exports

Sandy Oliveira – Brazil’s poultry exports performed well in the first half of the year, with many countries not only buying more Brazilian protein, but also paying higher prices for it. During this period, the country exported 2.42 million tonnes, up 8% compared to the same period in 2021, with revenue of US$4.728 billion, or up 36%, according to data from the Secretariat of Foreign Trade (Secex). of the Ministry of Economy.

Market analysts interviewed by Broadcast Agro said the good performance of exports benefited from bird flu outbreaks in the US and Europe, which limited the global supply of poultry meat, as well as the war in Ukraine, a key global supplier. of this commodity. Market expectations are that strong demand will continue throughout the second half of the year and the country will break record exports.