USA - Asia’s US pork imports show mixed performance

Asia's US pork imports showed mixed performance in the first quarter of this year, with Taiwan and the Asean region showing remarkable growth while China/Hong Kong brought in smaller volumes and Japan slowed down on buying in March. Taiwan’s imports of US pork plus pork variety meat in the first quarter increased 158% in volume and 121% in value term over the same period a year ago. Imports by Asean countries increased 56% in volume and 58% in value. Japan’s imports in the first quarter escalated 13% in volume and 26% in value, but performance in March rose only 1% in value but dropped 3.5% in volume over the same month last year. China/Hong Kong's imports dipped 36% over the first quarter of 2008.
Wednesday 27 May 2009 (8 years 11 months 29 days ago)
Asia's US pork imports showed mixed performance in the first quarter of this year, with Taiwan and the Asean region showing remarkable growth while China/Hong Kong brought in smaller volumes and Japan slowed down on buying in March. Taiwan’s imports of US pork plus pork variety meat in the first quarter increased 158% in volume and 121% in value term over the same period a year ago. Imports by Asean countries increased 56% in volume and 58% in value. Japan’s imports in the first quarter escalated 13% in volume and 26% in value, but performance in March rose only 1% in value but dropped 3.5% in volume over the same month last year. China/Hong Kong's imports dipped 36% over the first quarter of 2008.

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