Update on Meat Demand and Distribution in China

Clint Thompson Livestock, Pork

Fresh meat at the local market. China consumes around 28% of the world’s meat, half of it is pork.
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With more dockworkers and others critical to China/Hong Kong’s food distribution chain now returning from an extended Lunar New Year holiday break, Joel Haggard, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) senior vice president for the Asia Pacific, looks for a growing backlog of imported meat to begin making its way more smoothly into the market. Joe Schuele has the story.