Brazil should produce 35 million tons of chicken, beef, and pork in 2031/32, 23% above the estimate for 2021/22 (28.4 million tons). The data was released by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply (Mapa).
According to the forecast, beef production will grow 1.3% per year, or 14.9% in the period, reaching 9.67 million tons in the next decade.
Chicken meat production should increase by 25.6% in ten years (2.4% annually), to 19.07 million tons. For pork, the estimated increase is 29.1% in the decade (also around 2.4% annually), to 6.25 million tons.
The ministry projects a growth above 20% in Brazilian animal protein exports in the next decade.
Shipments of Brazilian chicken meat should reach 5.75 million tons in 2031/32, an increase of 26.2% in the accumulated ten years, while those of pork meat will rise to 1.5 million tons (38,9%).
Beef exports will reach around 4 million tons in the period, a growth of 34.1%.
“The major markets for beef are represented by China, the United States, and Japan. China is expected to import 30% of exported beef in 2031, making it a good opportunity for Brazil, Argentina, and others”, states the report.