China is main market for exports of agricultural products from Brazil in March

20 April 2016

China was the main destination for Brazilian agricultural exports in March, soy being the most sought after product, according to official data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply of Brazil.

In March China imported goods from Brazil to the value of US$2.8 billion which represents an increase of 25.6 percent over the same period of 2015.

Brazilian soybean sales reached US$2.3 billion, cellulose totalled US$158 million and meats US$152 million of which US$12 million in pork, US$62 million in beef and US$78 million in chicken.

Trade between Brazil and China in the first two months of 2016 totalled US$7.6 billion dollars having with China exporting US$2.9 billion and importing US$4.7 billion, representing a fall in the trade balance of 22 percent over the first two months of 2015. (macauhub/CN/BR)