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Importance of the Main Agribusiness Products to the Brazilian Economy

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

No 164763, 2013 International European Forum, February 18-22, 2013, Innsbruck-Igls, Austria from International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation in Food Networks

Abstract: 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.

Keywords: Agribusiness; Industrial Organization; Production Economics; Productivity Analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 11
Date: 2013-09
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.164763

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