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2022

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China Imported 658,000 tons of Meat Products in Aug

Source:

GACC; OIG+X

According to the data from GACC, China imported a total of 658,000 tons of meat products in August 2022. Although there was a gap of 99,000 tons compared with the import volume of 757,000 tons in the same period last year, it showed a month-on-month increase of 15,000 tons on the basis of July this year.

 

According to the data from GACC, China imported a total of 658,000 tons of meat products in August 2022. Although there was a gap of 99,000 tons compared with the import volume of 757,000 tons in the same period last year, it showed a month-on-month increase of 15,000 tons on the basis of July this year.

 

The value of imported meat products in Aug reached US$3.134 billion, an increase of US$54 million from July, and a significant increase of over US$400 million compared with US$2.7 billion year-on-year. 

 

The import volume of pork in mainland China has continued to decline since last year and has basically remained below 150,000 tons this year. Affected by this, the total amount of meat imports this year is generally lower than the same period last year.

 

In the first eight months of this year, mainland China imported a total of 4.76 million tons of meat, a decrease of about 1.93 million tons from the same period last year, a year-on-year decrease of 28.9%. Cumulative meat imports amounted to US$20.2 billion, down 9.2 percent from the same period last year.