Brazil exporter to expand poultry shipments to Middle East
Brazil poultry exports expected to reach nearly 4 million tons in 2011
Brazil's exports already span Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Lebanon, Syria and Oman. "The Middle East region is a focal exportation and trading hub for Brazil," said a BrazArtis spokesperson.
Total Brazilian poultry production reached 13 million tons in 2011, a 6.9% increase from 2010. Exports are expected to total 3.937 million tons, over 30% of the total production, according to Brazilian Poultry Union, UBABEF.