Brazilian Meat Suppliers To Increase Exports In 2022, Government Agency Predicts


European Supermarket Magazine

August 02, 2022


Brazilian chicken exporters may sell a record volume above 4.7 million tonnes this year on global markets, according to an estimate from the country's food supply and statistics agency, Conab.


Brazil is home to some of the world's biggest meat companies, and the data suggests the country's ability to compete and access markets at a time more supply availability can ease global food inflationary pressure.


If its forecast is confirmed, chicken exports will have grown 6% by year-end, Conab said in a statement.


Beef Export Growth


Also, Brazil's beef exports are expected to increase by 15% in the year, to an estimated 2.84 million tonnes, while pork exports will likely fall by around 2% to just above 1 million tonnes, as shipments to China drop, Conab said.


Pork Production


In the case of pork, domestic production would be a record of 4.84 million tonnes in 2022, an increase of about 3% compared with 2021, which could help reduce domestic prices of that meat type...