Brazilian beef exports up 1%, sugarcane processing 5.22%Staff writer ▼ | February 13, 2016
Brazilian beef exports were up 1% in volume year-on-year in January. The country shipped 97,394 tons of beef abroad, the Brazilian Meat Companies Association (Abrafrigo) reported.
Good start Industry in Brazil shows positive signs
Sugarcane processing plants in the Brazilian Mid-South milled 599.87 million tons of sugarcane in the 2015/2016 crop until February 1, the Sugarcane Industry Association (Unica) reported. The volume is up 5.22% from the comparable year-ago period.
By the second half of January, 3.93 million tons had been processed in 39 facilities across the Mid-South. Of those, 27.52% were used in sugar manufacturing. The remainder went to ethanol production.
Sugar output stood at 97,030 tons, with ethanol production at 168.05 million liters. ■