Sao Paulo – Brazilian poultry exports were up 14.4% in May from a year ago, the Brazilian Animal Protein Association (ABPA) said this Friday (7). Brazil shipped 381,100 tons worth of unprocessed and processed chicken meat, up 48,000 tons year-on-year.
Revenue climbed even more, hitting USD 658.9 million, up 27.3% year-on-year. Year-to-date through May, poultry exports increased less, to 1.65 million tons, up 3.6%, and USD 2.7 billion, up 6.3%.
In May, the United Arab Emirates were one of the export destination highlights. Brazil sold the Arab country 30,700 tons, 8.2% of the total shipped volume and 49% more than a year ago.