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2022

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248,000 tons of beef entered in China

Source:

Euromeat

As anticipated by the volumes that sailed from the main supplying countries in the previous weeks, the entry of beef into China in September was once again large.

 

As anticipated by the volumes that sailed from the main supplying countries in the previous weeks, the entry of beef into China in September was once again large.

 

According to Customs data, 248,000 tons entered, less than 20 thousand below the August record.

 

Brazil increased its share to 45% with 112 thousand tons, only 2 thousand tons less than the August record. Argentina was the second main supplier with 46 thousand tons (18.5%) and New Zealand was third (21.3 thousand tons), displacing Uruguay to fourth place with 20.9 thousand tons and only 8.4% of the total. .

 

The average import value of deboned beef fell about 5% compared to August.

 

Taking into account the large volumes shipped by Brazil in September, with a record of 136.5 thousand tons, imports will continue to be large in October and at least in the first half of November.