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Brazilian commodities exports booming: corn shipments exceed soybean

Wednesday, August 12th 2020 - 08:27 UTC
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The daily average of corn shipments went from 332,800 tons in August 2019 to 408,500 tons in the first five working days of this month The daily average of corn shipments went from 332,800 tons in August 2019 to 408,500 tons in the first five working days of this month

Data released on Monday by Brazil' Foreign Trade Secretariat (Secex) indicates that corn exports reached 2 million tons in the first week of August and exceeded soybean shipments in this period.

The daily average of corn shipments went from 332,800 tons in August 2019 to 408,500 tons in the first five working days of this month. When it comes to soy, exports totaled 1.59 million tons, with a daily average of 318,700 tons, compared to 227,500 tons in August last year.

Regarding sugar, foreign sales more than doubled in the first week of August. Another positive highlight is coffee, the export pace of which increased by 50.9%.

In the extractive industry, oil and iron ore also registered increases in shipments.

Categories: Agriculture, Economy, Brazil.

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