Chicken meat sales totalled 432.1 thousand tons
Surveys by the Brazilian Association of Animal Protein (ABPA) show that Brazilian exports of chicken meat totalled 432.1 thousand tons in July, up 6.6% over last year, according to the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA).
The revenue generated by shipments reached $858.7 million, a number 3.7% lower than that recorded in the same period last year, with $892 million.
From January to July, chicken meat exports totalled 3,061 million tons, a volume 8.2% higher than the balance recorded in 2022, with 2,828 million tons.
In revenue, sales of the sector in the first seven months of the year reach $6,027 billion, a performance 7.2% higher than the total recorded in 2022, with $5,620 billion.
The main destination of chicken meat exports from Brazil, China imported 50.8 thousand tons in July, a number 35% higher than that recorded in the same period last year. Then came the United Arab Emirates imported 46.4 thousand tons (+23%) and Japan, with 37.5 thousand tons (+7%). Sales to South Africa were also highlighted in the month, with a total of 25.7 thousand tons (+73%).
“The flow to the main chicken meat markets in Brazil continues at a positive pace and with the prospect of historical balances,” said ABPA president, Ricardo Santin. “We have recorded average monthly shipments above 435 thousand tons and monthly revenue above $860 million. These are numbers that confirm ABPA’s expectations for the year.”
Brazil’s largest exporter, Paraná embarked 179.30 thousand tons in July, a number 14.6% higher compared to the same period in 2022. Secondly, Santa Catarina exported 90.3 thousand tons (+3.4%). Then came Rio Grande do Sul, with 63.8 thousand tons (+3.5%), São Paulo, with 23 thousand tons (-3.1%), Goiás, with 18.9 thousand tons (+12.9%) and Mato Grosso do Sul, with 13.5 thousand tones (-1.7%).