Revenue from exports of processed products from Mato Grosso do Sul in January 2019 reached US $ 315.67 million against US $ 266.06 million in the same month last year, representing a growth of 19% in relation to the period analyzed , according to survey of Fiems Industrial Radar.
According to the coordinator of the Economics, Studies and Research Unit of Fiems, Ezequiel Resende, this was the best result for the month of January of the historical series of industrial exports of the State. “Regarding the relative share exported by the State, the industry accounted for 92% of all revenue obtained from sales abroad by Mato Grosso do Sul,” he said.
The main highlights were the “Pulp and Paper”, “Cold Storage Complex”, “Mineral Extraction”, “Steel and Basic Metallurgy” and “Leather and Peles” groups. “The products produced by these groups, together, accounted for 97% of the total sales of South-Mato Grosso’s sales of industrial products abroad,” added Ezequiel Resende.
The “Pulp and Paper” group recorded revenues of US $ 185.46 million, an increase of 41%, which were obtained only through the sale of pulp (US $ 182.43 million), with the main buyers being China, with US $ 82.89 million, the Netherlands with US $ 25.33 million, Italy with US $ 18.95 million, the United States with US $ 18.85 million and Spain with US $ 10.05 million.
“The export of forest products reached an unusual highlight last year, leaving the traditional 4th position and approached the 2nd place, occupied by the meat. Exports in this sector (Paper, Pulp and Wood) totaled US $ 14.2 billion in 2018, 23% more than in 2017. The difference in exports of meats was small and the volume and price of pulp determined the forest products, “said Ezequiel Resende.
In the “Complexo Frigorífico” group, the revenue obtained in January was US $ 68.95 million, a reduction of 17% in relation to the same period last year, with 40% of the total reached coming from boned meats of frozen cattle , which totaled US $ 27.57 million, with Hong Kong as main buyers, US $ 11.63 million, Chile, US $ 9.51 million, United Arab Emirates, US $ 7.70 million, China, with US $ 4.45 million, and Saudi Arabia, with US $ 3.83 million.
“Saudi Arabia has suspended imports of poultry meat from five Brazilian slaughterhouses and has affected BRF, which is the world’s largest exporter of halal chicken. Since Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia has also failed to qualify Brazilian meatpackers through the pre-listing system, whereby establishments are allowed to export by sample, without having to inspect all the factories interested in exporting, “the official said. economist.
For the “Oils Vegetable” group, revenue reached US $ 20.97 million in January, an increase of 171% compared to the same period in 2018, especially flours and pellets, which totaled US $ 20.91 with the main UK buyers, with US $ 10.58 million, Poland with US $ 8.26 million, Indonesia with US $ 2.02 million, Romania with US $ 62 thousand, and Uruguay, with US $ 23.5 thousand
“In 2019, the supply of soybean meal is expected to decline in Brazil and the expectation is that 32.6 million tons are produced, or 0.6% less than in 2018. In demand, the situation is opposite with expected to increase by 0.6% in domestic consumption and by 1.9% in exports. Despite lower production and higher demand, passing inventories are expected to be higher, due to higher initial inventories, “Ezequiel Resende said.
In the “Steel and Metallurgy Basic” group, exports totaled US $ 10.80 million, an increase of 818% in comparison with January 2018, especially non-bounded cast iron, which totaled US $ 10.29 million. as the main buyers in Italy, with US $ 10.29 million, Paraguay with US $ 310.5 thousand, Bolivia with US $ 159.8 thousand, the United States with US $ 32.1 thousand, and Chile with US $ 5,300.
“The European Commission, the European Union’s executive arm, has confirmed that it will take definitive safeguard measures on steel imports as of 2 February. The initiative, which had already been anticipated in mid-January, replaces interim measures that had been in effect since July last year. The measures affect 26 steel products and consist of the application of tariffs of 25% for imports that exceed predetermined quotas, “concluded the coordinator of the Economy, Studies and Research Unit of Fiems.
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