Total revenue from exports of orange juice from Brazil increased 1.89% in February this year compared to the same month of 2018, from US $ 184.7 million to US $ 188.2 million, according to the Secretariat of Foreign Trade of the Ministry of Economy. In relation to January 2019, there was a 75.56% increase compared to the US $ 107.2 million registered. The total volume of orange juice exported last month was 219.5K tons, an increase of 9.75% in relation to the 200K tons of February 2018 and of 58.6% against the total of 138.4K tons of January 2019. With the result of February, cumulative sales of juice in the first two months of 2019 reached 357.8K tons, 1.08% less than the total of 361.7K tons shipped in the same interval of 2018. Revenue from January to February totaled US $ 295.9 million, down 8.22% from US $ 322.4 million in the same period in 2018. In February, sales of concentrated and frozen orange juice (FCOJ) moved US $ 44 million, 49.8% down from $ 87.7 million in February 2018 and an increase of 38.8% from a total of $ 31.7 million in January 2019.
Source: Globo Rural Magazine