For the first time, agribusiness exports exceeded US$10 billion in January.
Last month, the segment sold US$10.23 billion abroad, a growth of 16.5% in relation to January 2022 and the best result in history for the month.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock released the numbers.
In January, agribusiness accounted for 44.4% of Brazilian exports.
According to the ministry, the record value resulted from a 10.5% increase in export prices and a 5.5% increase in the quantity shipped.
Agribusiness imports totaled US$1.54 billion in January, up 38.3% compared to January . . .