Brazilian chicken exports have surged in 2015, prompting the local animal protein association, ABPA, to raise its shipment growth forecast from 2%-3% to 5%.
Brazil is managing to open new markets, robbing market share from the U.S. following an avian flu episode there, said the association.
The main gains were seen in the Chinese market, although Brazil also expanded market share in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Russia and South Africa.
In addition, Brazil has also managed to open three new markets, Myanmar, Pakistan and Malaysia.
Brazil is the world's leading chicken exporter and is currently registering record monthly shipments, which are ...