Kazakhstan starts meat exports to China
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 13
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
Kazakhstan’s Association of Agricultural Product Exporters plans to supply about 1,000 tons of lamb to China, Trend reports with reference to Kazakh media.
On December 12, over 16 tons of Kazakh frozen lamb arrived at a special railway station for meat reception of the Urumqi railway port, which was Kazakhstan’s first export of meat products to China.
"The contract signed by the Association envisages the amount of 300 tons, which are planned to be supplied in the near future. Moreover, after completion of deliveries under this contract, it is planned to export about 1,000 tons of lamb to China," said the Association Chairman Bauyrzhan Bakshilov.
It is worth noting that Kazakh producers have increased the export of frozen lamb to foreign markets by almost 5 times. In 2016 only 190 tons were exported, but in 2017 the export volume amounted to 900 tons.
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