Milk production demand set to increase in Brazil

Posted on December 26, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Brazil

According to the USDA, production of liquid milk in Brazil will increase by two per cent in 2012, bringing total production to 31.3 billion litres, writes James O’Donnell for Bord Bia. The Brazilian dairy industry will experience strong domestic demand for liquid milk products resulting from the greater purchasing power of the country’s population. While the domestic dairy economy is on its way up, the USDA also stated it was uncertain about Brazil’s exports as “appreciation of the Brazilian currency and low competitiveness make Brazilian products less competitive in the world market.” Read Article

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