Mato Grosso leads the ranking of soybean exporting states in Brazil. From January to July, state shipment totaled 16.2 million tons. The volume is 4% lower than exported in the same period last year. The data were released by the Foreign Trade Secretariat (Secex) of the Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (Mdic). The second state that exported the most was Paraná, with 5.2 million tons, 33% lower than last year’s 7.7 million tons. In the third position is Rio Grande do Sul, with accumulated exports of 4.9 million tons, 31% less than the 7.2 million of 2018. The worst result, the state that registered the largest reduction in exports from January to July, was Mato Grosso do Sul, which ended the period with 39% less shipments, with 2.2 million tons, compared to 3, 7 million last year. Year-to-date Brazilian shipments totaled 51.9 million tons, against 56.4 million in the previous year. See below for the full picture of soybean exporting states.
Source: Canal Rural