More than 201,000 metric tons of paws were exported to China last year, generating revenue of $460 million.
This is turning out to be a year of extremes for production prospects.
Location far from commercial hog farms but creates hurdle for country’s exports.
Overall Chinese pork production likely to remain below pre-African swine fever levels.
Hard ice cream production for the first five months of 2021 running ahead of last year.
Tight feed supplies, growing seasonal uncertainties limiting support for expansion.
Export value shatters previous records as international demand stays resilient.
Total cold storage stocks of meat and poultry 9% below a year ago.