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 Soy Accounts for 41 Per Cent of Brazil's Total Agri Exports

Soy Accounts for 41 Per Cent of Brazil's Total Agri Exports

13 August 2014

BRAZIL - Brazil agribusiness exports reached $9.61 billion in July 2014.

Products with animal origin accounted for 22.2 per cent of total exports in the month ($ 2.13 billion).

Products of vegetable origin formed the majority of agribusiness exports (77.8 per cent), with the amount of $ 7.48 billion.

The main export sector in July this year was the soy complex, with sales of $ 3.94 billion, representing 41 per cent of total agribusiness exports. The main item was the soybeans, with trading value of $3.15 billion. For soybean meal, sales reached $ 657 million and soybean oil was responsible for revenues of $ 131 million.

The meat industry was the second largest exporter in July, with the amount of $ 1.66 billion.

The highlight was the sector with the chicken, with sales of $ 772 million. The beef reached the figure of $ 690 million and swine generated $ 139 million.

Third was the sugar and alcohol exports, which accounted for $ 1.05 billion.

In the last 12 months, agribusiness exports hit the mark of $ 99.81 billion, maintaining exports of soybean in leadership (USD 33.84 billion).

The meat sector ranks second with $ 17.03 billion in sales and the sugar and alcohol in third with a figure of $11.84 billion.

The data are from the Department of International Relations Map (SRI / Map).

Click here to access the technical note of the trade balance in July.

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