Brazil's agribusiness exports reach the best result of the last 24 years in the first four months of 2021

Published May 14, 2021

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According to the technical advisor of the Superintendence of Innovation and Agricultural Economics (Siea) of the State Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (Seapa), Manoela Teixeira de Oliveira, the increase in the price of some commodities was one of the factors that led to this result, with an average price of $ 872.87 a ton. “Mining products were shipped to 155 different destinations, including: China (23%), United States (12%), Germany (11%), Belgium (5%) and Japan (5%). The main products in the Minas Gerais export basket were coffee (49%), soy complex (22%), meat (10%), sugar and alcohol complex (7%) and forest products (6%) ”, details Manoela. Coffee With almost half of agribusiness exports from Minas Gerais, coffee recorded revenues of US $ 1.47 billion and a volume of 10.6 million bags. “Once again, coffee continues to stand out. The value reached the 2nd best result since 2011 and, in relation to volume, the 2nd best since 2014 ”, points out Siea's technical ...
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