Latest long-term forecast of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil indicates that the volume of meat production in the country will increase over the next 10 years.
most significant will be the growth of poultry, beef and pork, respectively. Total beef production in the country increased by 22.5 per cent over the next 10 years and will reach 10.9 million tons by 2022, while its exports are projected for the same period increased by 29 percent, to 1 , 88 million tons. For the first half of 2013, according to the Ministry of Agriculture of Brazil, the supply of beef from that country increased by 22 percent to 679,000 tons, compared with the same period last year, while exports in value terms grew by 14.6 percent. The greatest growth was exports to Hong Kong, Algeria and Iran. Poultry production is forecast to increase by 46 percent over the next 10 years, helping Brazil to maintain its position as the largest exporter of poultry meat in the world, and will reach an estimated 4.67 million tons. P>
During the same period, pork production is forecast to increase by 21 percent, to 4.2 million tons. p>
helping increase the feed industry, the increase in production of pork and poultry meat will further expand the production of grain. Maize production is expected to increase by 20 percent over the next decade, to 93.6 million tonnes by 2022-23g. P>