Brazil will increase orange juice exports by more than 20% in 17/18, predicts CitrusBR

Brazil will increase orange juice exports by more than 20% in 17/18, predicts CitrusBR

By Roberto SamoraSÃO PAULO (Reuters) - Exports of orange juice from Brazil, the largest exporter of the commodity, are expected to grow more than 20 percent in the 2017/18 season (July ...

By Roberto SamoraSAO PAULO (Reuters) - Exports of orange juice from Brazil, the largest exporter of the commodity, are expected to grow by more than 20 percent in the 2017/18 season (July / June), compared to the previous season strongly affected by climate problems. in orange groves, predicted on Thursday CitrusBR, an association that brings together exporters.Year to date 2017/18 through March, exports are strong, totaling 855.8 thousand tons of concentrated orange juice, frozen equivalent to 66 degrees brix (FCOJ equivalent), performance 29 percent over the same period of the year last, the association said on Thursday."Taking into consideration the first nine months of export, it seems that the closure should be very positive compared to the previous year, when the restriction on fruit supply was determinant for the poor performance," said CitrusBR CEO, Ibiapaba Netto, to Reuters."It is not possible to make an accurate estimate, but something above 1.1 million tonnes s...


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