Global Trade China's imports rose rapidly in the first half of the year
China imported 896,000 t of meat including offal in June, the data from the General Administration of Customs showed, up 9.8% from 813,000 t in May, reports Reuters. Customs did not provide comparable year-ago June meat import figures.
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In a separate statement, customs said, China’s January to June pork imports were up 140% at 2.12 mill. t while beef imports rose 42.9% at 997,000 t. Customs did not give a breakdown of June pork and beef imports. China’s imports of pork meat alone in March, April and May have been around 400,000 t each month, double the level of previous records.
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