Overview of the Brazilian agribusiness sector

Overview of the Brazilian agribusiness sector

The Brazilian agribusiness sector has dropped to R$ 516 billion in production value in 2016, still showing a positive CAGR of 3.5% since 2008. Agriculture represents a slightly larger share of the sector’s GDP (65.5%) when compared to livestock farming. The agribusiness trade balance continues to sustain the Brazilian foreign trade with estimated balance of US$ 62 billion FOB in 2016. Opportunities in soy and alcohol are threatened by logistics and margins.

This report briefly discusses the subject market, its geographic footprint, main products and services, main competitors’ financial market performance and other complementary analyses. Recent decrease of the Brazilian Real in the global scenario may favour the increase of exports and result in better international performance.


1. Overview of the Brazilian agribusiness sector:
Brief history of the Brazilian agriculture
Brazilian agribusiness supply chain
Production value and share on GDP (2008-2017)
Production breakdown per product in volume (2016/2017)
Regional characteristics of Brazilian agribusiness
Production per hectare, permanent and temporary crops (2017)
Product portfolio per geographic region (2017)
Use of agricultural supplies (2010-2017)
Exports and trade balance (2008-2017)
Credit and investment (2008-2017)
2. Main products and services:
Grain production and price evolution (2007-2017)
Sugarcane, sugar and alcohol production (2007-2017)
Production breakdown per product in value (2008-2017)
Supply and demand of agricultural products (2017/2018)
Grain productivity and double harvest scheme (1991-2018)
Agriculture: disbursements per product and region (2016/2017)
Livestock farming: disbursements per product and region (2016/2017)
3. Main agribusiness competitors in Brazil:
Main financials for top 12 companies (2016)
Ebitda and exports comparison among top 10 players (2016)
Profitability vs. size among top 10 players (2016)
Vertical integration according to activity and average farm size per area
4. The Brazilian agribusiness sector in the global scenario:
Evolution of global agriculture production & consumption (2007-2018)
Breakdown of global supply of grains (2007-2018)
Geographic breakdown of agriculture and livestock production (2007-2018)
Evolution of livestock products in the world (2001-2017)
Soya: main opportunities and threats (2016-2026)
Beef: main opportunities and threats (2004 vs. 2017 vs. Potential)
Expectations for poultry and pork in Brazil (2008-2017)
Supply chain industries – growth and involvement (2016/2017)
Growth forecast for Brazilian agribusiness (2016-2026)

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