RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's agribusiness exports hit a record US$13.57 billion in April, up 39% compared to the same month last year, driven by shipments of soybeans, meat and forest products, the Ministry of Agriculture said Friday.
According to the Ministry, this is the first time that the sector's exports exceeded the US$10 billion mark in April since the start of official records in 1997.
The record occurs at a time of strong demand and high prices for agricultural commodities in global markets. The sector's main export product, soybeans were responsible for revenues . . .