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China will become the main importer of beef and poultry from Russia in 2023

Asia (bbabo.net), - At the end of 2023, China became the main importer of poultry and beef from Russia. Rosselkhoznadzor reports this.

According to the data provided, in 2023, China exported from Russia 132.9 thousand tons of poultry meat and 21.5 thousand tons of beef.

Iran also imported 10.3 thousand tons of lamb from Russia, Vietnam - 85.1 thousand tons of pork, Belarus - 78.8 thousand tons of pork. Kazakhstan purchased finished meat products in the amount of 48.9 thousand tons.

“In 2023, admission was obtained to 16 countries for 47 types of livestock products,” Rosselkhoznadzor said in a statement.

The department added that the drivers of growth in exports of Russian livestock products were the countries of the EAEU and the CIS (Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Azerbaijan), Asia (China, Vietnam, Mongolia), the Middle East (Saudi Arabia, UAE) and Africa (Benin, Cote d'Ivoire).

“Every year, the department increases export opportunities for Russian companies, gaining access to new countries and expanding the range of goods supplied to previously open markets,” the Rosselkhoznadzor statement further says.

China will become the main importer of beef and poultry from Russia in 2023