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China's Major Meat Import Volume & Value in Oct

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OIG+X

China imported 630,000 tons of meat and meat offal products in Oct 2022 down 5.4%, while its import value increased by 17.4% this month at 2.84 billion US dollars.

 

China imported 630,000 tons of meat and meat offal products in Oct 2022 down 5.4%, while its import value increased by 17.4% this month at 2.84 billion US dollars.

 

China's import beef products, although its market hit a bottom in Oct, still enjoy a year-on-year growth in both its import volume (+22.0%) and value (+34.8%). In Oct, China imported around 260,000 tons of beef and beef offal products, increasing 10,000 tons of products arriving at ports compared with Sept, among which beef products accounted for about 250,000 tons.

 

The pork market, facing with a bewildering production situation domestically, saw double year-on-year drop in Oct of 20.6% and 17.4% for volume and value respectively. A total of 240,000 tons of pig offal and pork products were imported in Oct, valuing 0.62 billion US dollars.

 

Regarding mutton products, China imported 25,200 tons in Oct showing a 16.7% year-on-year increase yet its import value of 0.14 billion US dollars still displays a prominent downward trend compared with last year.

 

China imported 37,859 tons of poultry meat products, which not includes chilled or frozen gizzards (HS code: 5040021), other frozen chicken offal (2071429), and frozen chicken paws (2071422).