Importance of the Main Agribusiness Products to the Brazilian Economy

Aziz Galvão da Silva Júnior, Bruna do Valle Rodriguez Neves, Marina Macedo Rocha, Artur Henrique Leite Falcette, Abdias Garcia Machado


The performance of the agribusiness sector has significantly contributed to the consolidation of the Brazilian economy, which is currently the sixth largest in the world. The sector is responsible for 27% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Moreover, it also accounts for nearly 40% of the values generated in the export and employs around 26% of the economically active population of the country. The objective of this paper is to present and discuss updated information regarding the importance of the main products of the agribusiness sector to the Brazilian economy. Special attention was given to the beef and soybean chain. The perspective and challenges of the sector are briefly presented.

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ISSN 2194-511X


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