Sunday, 26 May 2019
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Sales of chicken meat to Arab countries have increased in April

in April, 338,900 tons of chicken meat were exported to the Arab countries. Growth of 34.9 percent over the same period last year- According to a report released by the Brazilian Animal Protein Association ( ABPA).

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According to the report, the exporters' income from these shipments increased by 17.3%, compared to the same period last year.

The main five chicken destinations were Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Egypt, and Oman.

The United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Oman have more imports than others. Brazilian exports to 13 other Arabic countries, including Iraq, Yemen, Qatar, Jordan, Libya, Bahrain, Lebanon and Sudan, have also risen.

Tomer Mansour, the Saudi official has estimated the increase in consumption as the result of the beginning of Ramadan in the country.

Valor Econômico, BRF board chairman Pedro Parente said that the Arab world and China are the two most promising regions in when it comes to potentially increasing the company's sales.

The parent company of brands Sadia and Perdigão, BRF ships unprocessed chicken meat to its proprietary plant in Abu Dhabi, UAE, where the product gets processed and distributed throughout the Middle East. Parente believes this to be 'the natural approach' to doing business in the region and in China.

 

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