China was the country that imported the most agricultural and livestock products from Brazil in 2014, according to figures from the Brazilian Agribusiness Foreign Trade Statistics System (AGROSTAT). In second to fifth place on the list are the United States, the Netherlands, Russia and Germany, and the topl five countries last year imported agricultural and livestock products worth US$42.32 billion, or 43.7 percent of the total…Full Article: Macauhub Jan 2015

Key Point

  • In 2014, China imported approximately US$22 billion worth of agricultural goods from Brazil, of which, US$16.6 billion were soybeans.

ChinaAg Comment

  • From 2000 to 2011, Brazil’s agricultural trade with China was primarily defined by Brazil’s exportation of soybeans, meat and sugar. Brazilian imports from China are minimal by comparison, with the top 3 imports being cotton (e.g. woven fabric), seafood and vegetables/tubers.

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