In 2011 imports of pig offal accounted for more than 65 pe cent of the total pig products imported in China. Demand for meet has been growing in China, and this is helping exports in other parts of the world. This also has a knock on effect on animal feed prices.
China imported agricultural products worth nearly 95 billion dollars, compared with just 12 billion dollars in 2001. It is estimated that China will become the world’s largest importer of agricultural products within the next five to ten years