Brazil: sustained growth in pork product exports in 2023

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Published Feb 20, 2024

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In 2023, Brazil saw a 1.5% increase in pig slaughter, reaching 56.8 million heads, and a 2.3% growth in pork production, totaling 5.3 million tons. Despite this, pork imports fell by 49.9% to 4887 tonnes, with the majority being fat, salted or brined meat, and frozen offal. Exports, however, rose by 9.8% to 1.20 million tons, primarily consisting of frozen pork, pork offal, and hams and shoulders with bones. Apparent consumption saw a minor increase of 0.1% to 4.07 million tons, with per capita consumption estimated at 20.7 kg/inhabitant.
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Pig slaughter in 2023 reached 56.8 million heads (Mcb), an increase of 1.5% compared to the 56.0 Mcb consolidated in 2022. Pork production in 2023 grew 2.3% compared to the previous year, from 5.2 to 5.3 million tons (Mt). The volume of imports reached 4887 tonnes (t), which means a decrease of 49.9% compared to 2022 (9760 t). Fat (44%), salted or brined meat (35.9%) and frozen offal (17.2%) represented 97.1% of imports in 2023. In 2023, exports increased by 9.8% compared to the previous year, rising from 1.10 Mt to 1.20 Mt, respectively. Frozen pork (86.9%), pork offal (7.6%) and hams and shoulders with bones (2.4%) represented 96.9% of total exports for the year. Apparent consumption reached 4.07 million tons, which represents an increase of 0.1% ...
Source: 3tres3
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