In July, Australia exported 32,330,101 kg of meat to China for a value of USD 246,105,320. 65% more was exported compared to the same month last year, that is, 12,749,841 kg more than in July 2021.
The categories of meat exported were the same: beef, lamb, deer and sheep.
The most exported in terms of volume was veal. 19,097,688 kg were exported last month, representing 59% of total Australian meat exports to China.
As for lamb, deer and sheep, 13,162,837 kg were exported in July for a value of USD 68,326,971. Exports were 18% higher than in July of last year and accounted for 41% of total exports.
In terms of price, there has been a considerable increase from one year to the next.
The general price of meat increased by 20%. In 2021 the kg of meat was bought at USD 6.33 and in July 2022 at USD 7.61.
The price of fresh or refrigerated veal increased 126%, that is, from USD 6.33 per kg to USD 14.33 per kg. On the other hand, frozen veal increased by 57%. It went from paying USD 5.57 to USD 8.72 per kg.
On the other hand, the price of the lamb, deer and sheep group decreased by 11%. It went from USD/kg 5.82 in July last year to USD/kg 5.19.
Compared to 2021, Australian meat imports to Gansu and Anhui have been discontinued. But instead, it has been imported into Henan, Zhejiang, Sichuan, Qinghai and Hainan.
The province that imported the most meat last month was Shanghai (6,336,516 kg). In the previous year, the top importing province was Tianjin (3,439,986 kg).
The following graphs show the differences for the same month in the two years under analysis.
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