July meat imports to China reach 643,000 tonnes - customs

July imports down 24.7% from last year
calendar icon 9 August 2022
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China, the world's top meat buyer, imported 643,000 tonnes of meat in July, reported Reuters, citing General Administration of Customs data on Sunday.

July's meat imports were down 24.7% from the same month a year earlier, but up 6.6% from June 2022.

Meanwhile, meat imports for January to July were 4.10 million tonnes, down 30.9% from a year ago, according to China customs.

Melanie Epp

Melanie Epp is a freelance agricultural journalist from Ontario, Canada.

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