Beef Imports

Argentina, Brazil and New Zealand all boosted exports of beef to China in 2015

Beef imports rise as China’s growth cools

By Oscar Rousseau

China’s official beef imports surged by more than 50% last year as a government crackdown on grey market meat bolstered formal trade figures, according to a new report.

A growing gap between demand and supply is predicted

China to beef up on imports, says Rabobank report

By Oli Haenlein

China is expected to increase its beef imports by 15-20% over the next five years due to domestic production, which, despite governmental investment, is still very limited, according to a Rabobank report.

Live cattle trade in China drops as meat imports surge

China’s meat imports surge, live cattle trade slackens

By Mark Godfrey, in Beijing

China’s imports of live cattle appear to have dropped back in 2013, although there has been a surge in cattle for beef breeding and finishing. According to China Customs data, China imported 102,245 cattle (cows, bulls and weanlings) in 2013 – down 26,004...


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