China

Mongolian producer targets Chinese New Year with imported range

Mongolian producer targets Chinese New Year with imported range

By Mark Godfrey

Leading local beef player in Inner Mongolia, the Kerchin Cattle Industry Co, has been targeting this week’s Chinese New Year rush market with two lines of ‘Family Beef’ featuring Australian strip loin steak in easy-to-use packaging.

Zhenhai sets out strong 2018 ambitions

Zhenhai sets out strong 2018 ambitions

By Mark Godfrey

A beef firm on China’s wealthy east coast has taken delivery of 1,606 cattle shipped live from Australia and plans a total 100,000 head of imports this year.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May hailed the golden era of Chinese relations. Image courtesy of Arno Mikkor

China to end decades-old UK beef ban in six months

By Oscar Rousseau

UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s bilateral meeting with Chinese president Xi Jinping has secured a major breakthrough for the meat industry: China will drop its British beef export ban within six months.

A US-China trade war could be costly for the meat industry during a period of global expansion

Q&A

US-China trade war would ‘hurt’ the meat industry

By Oscar Rousseau

After the Trump administration slapped tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels, GlobalMeatNews spoke to Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios to assess the effects of a US-China trade war on the meat sector.

Growth in Chinese poultry exports, especially broiler meat, is well ahead of overall agricultural export growth

Chinese poultry exports on the rise

By Mark Godfrey

Efforts by Chinese poultry firms to get export market share were given a boost by the news that a major poultry-producing region in eastern China has upped its exports by over 13% year on year in 2017.