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Double-Digit Growth for Brazilian Broiler Meat Exports

by 5m Editor
13 February 2009, at 9:35am

BRAZIL - Broiler export volume increased 11 per cent in 2008 compared to the previous year.

In December 2008, broiler exports from Brazil reached 266,598 tons, a 13.42 per cent increase compared to November, according to ABEF, the Brazilian Poultry Exporters Association.

This brought 2008 exports to a new record of 3.645 million tonnes with a value of US$6.9 billion. Compared to 2007, these figure shows an 11 per cent increase in volume and a 5 per cent higher dollar value.