Chinese Imports of Australian Beef Significantly Increase after Ban on Brazilian Beef

Australian beef sales to China are set to surge more than eightfold this year, providing a boost for farmers in the world’s third-biggest exporter struggling with tougher US competition in traditional markets such as Japan. Chinese demand for beef is growing as the diet of wealthier consumers change to include more protein. But production has

China’s Agriculture Trade Deficit Increased 44% to US$49.2 Billion

China’s pursuit of self-sufficiency in food output is no longer possible as soaring demand and rapid urbanization stoke appetites, a top government farm official said, in comments that appear to be the most direct yet to rule out achieving this aim. China’s soaring imports of agricultural products remain a sensitive topic for the ruling Communist