In March, Petrobras (PBR) set the exports record of 733,000 barrels of oil per day, topping out at 22.73 million barrels in the month. This record surpassed the previous mark, set in December 2008, by 113,000 barrels.
The largest export destination was the United States, which accounted for 32% of the total. The US was trailed by India (22%), China (20%), Europe (18%), and Japan and Canada (4%).
The volumes refer to physical Brazilian oil output in March. These loads will be billed in April and May 2010.