* Crude oil exports fall 37 pct from year earlier
* Green coffee exports fall by a fifth in June
* Sugar exports fall nearly a third; iron ore stable
* Corn exports rise more than tenfold
(Adds data table, details on crude, cotton)
BRASILIA, July 2 Exports of crude oil from
Brazil fell 37 percent to 1.5 million tonnes in June compared
with 2.37 million tonnes a year earlier, Brazil's trade ministry
said on Monday.
Green coffee exports fell 23 percent to 1.69 million
60-kilogram bags in June, down from 2.2 million bags this time
last year, the data showed. Brazil is the world's largest coffee
Part of the coffee export decline can be explained by the
two-year coffee cycle. The 2011/2012 crop, is the second,
less-abundant year of that cycle.
Corn exports rose more than tenfold to 134,900 tonnes from
Raw sugar exports fell by nearly a third to 1.29 million
tonnes from 1.85 million tonnes a year earlier.
Shipments of soybeans rose 6.4 percent in June to 4.84
million tonnes versus 4.55 million tonnes a year earlier. Iron
ore exports rose 1.6 percent to 25.9 million tonnes, up from
25.5 million tonnes a year ago, the data showed.
Brazil is the world's largest producer of sugar and largest
iron ore exporter.
BRAZIL MONTHLY COMMODITIES EXPORTS
COMMODITY EXPORTS JUNE 2012 MAY 2012 JUNE 2011
COFFEE (60KG BAG) 1.69 MLN 1.82 MLN 2.20 MLN
SOYBEANS (TNS) 4.84 MLN 7.29 MLN 4.55 MLN
SOYMEAL (TNS) 1.23 MLN 1.61 MLN 1.68 MLN
SOYOIL (TNS) 142,500 289,200 185,900
CORN (TNS) 134,900 165,700 11,800
FCOJ (TNS) 125,800 139,100 189,600
SUGAR RAW (TNS) 1.29 MLN 1.38 MLN 1.85 MLN
SUGAR WHITE (TNS) 370,200 347,800 639,500
PULP (TNS) 730,000 692,600 675,200
ALUMINUM (TNS) 50,900 23,700 36,700
IRON ORE (TNS) 25.89 MLN 26.80 MLN 25.51 MLN
FUEL OILS (TNS) 513,100 714,100 769,300
CRUDE OIL (TNS) 1.50 MLN 2.31 MLN 2.37 MLN
COTTON LINT (TNS) 35,600 59,000 2,600
ETHANOL (LTR) 138.0 MLN 149.2 MLN 148.6 MLN
(Reporting by Peter Murphy and Jeb Blount; Editing by Gerald E.
McCormick and Phil Berlowitz)