The volume and value of exports of Brazilian pork for December 2013 were less than in the same month last year.
According to the latest
ABIPECS, in December 2013 , Brazil exported 37.3 tons of pork , which is 7.7 % lower compared to 40.45 tons , exported in December 2012 . The total volume of pork exported from January to December 2013 , reached 517.3 tonnes from 581.5 tonnes in the same period last year , indicating a 11 percent drop in the external supply . P> Exports of pork
for December 2013 totaled $ 100.6 million , up three percentage points lower than the figure for the same month in 2012 , when the figure was $ 103.65 million . The total cost of pork exports in the period from January to December 2013 decreased by 9.12 % compared with the figure for 2012 . P>
Average price of pork in December 2013 amounted to $ 2,694 per ton, down by 5.13 % compared with the same month of the previous year , when the average cost was $ 2,562 per ton. Overall, the average price of pork in the period January- December 2013 amounted to $ 2,627 per ton, down by 2.16 % compared with the same period in 2012 , when the figure was $ 2,571 per ton . P >