The food exports from
'Frozen chicken cuts' contributed the most to the export figures, accounting for 15 per cent of the total food and other items traded with Arab countries in 2013, up 11 per cent to reach
'Other sugars from sugar cane, beets, sucrose' comprised nine per cent of total exports, cornering 26 per cent of volumes to reach 2.7 million tonnes and three per cent in value at
Corn accounted for nine per cent of the total value with a sevent per cent increase to reach
"Companies exporting refined sugar, for instance, have obtained Halal certification, branded their packaging, and now provide label information in Arabic. We have also noticed a greater level of professionalism from Brazilian companies in terms of meeting international standards and stepping up exports."
Dr Alaby further emphasised that even though there is an evolution of Brazilian products, there is a greater need to further diversify food exports. The top 10 Brazilian products comprise more than 80 per cent of the total amount traded while chicken, sugar and ore have a 41 per cent share.
Dairy products saw the most significant increase during the period, with condensed milk rising 38 per cent, whipping cream grew three per cent.
In the fruit and vegetables category, 'lemons and limes' gained 33 per cent, while 'other types of regular beans' gained 84 per cent.
Additionally, trade relations with
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