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Development of China beef cattle industry

2008-05-07

China is a country with large population and long history in breeding cattle. In the past, cattle were raised for use. After reform and opening up, especially in recent 10 years, China cattle industry has made rapid progress. China is the main beef producing country and the large consumption country at the same time. Both production and consumption of beef account for 12% of the world total, rank third, after USA and Brazil . However, the per capita amount and consumption are far below the level of developed countries.

Beef production ?? 1000 ton ?? (Contain Beef, Buffalo meat)

 

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

USA

11585

10550

11714

11803

12123

12298

11982

12427

12039

11261

11317

Brazil

5710.2

6186.9

5921.5

5794.3

6413.3

6578.8

6823.6

7139

7230.6

7776.9

7877.1

China

3597.73

3585

4431.7

4824.4

5079

5352.6

5509.2

5866.4

6324.1

6778.8

7136.9

India

2716.29

2751.3

2743.2

2783.5

2820.3

2857.9

2885

2912.3

2939.6

2966.3

2981.5

Australia

1915.25

1937.4

2077.5

2115.9

2228.6

2170.6

2298

2222

2226.8

2181.6

2300.7

Beef consumption / day / per capita (gram) | (Contain Beef, Buffalo meat)

 

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

USA

61.06

61.63

62.27

62.95

63.43

63.53

63.25

62.86

62.51

62.27

62.04

Brazil

53.67

55.51

56.33

56.63

57.26

58.35

59.55

60.37

60.39

59.64

58.76

China

9.55

10.9

12.14

13.22

14.14

14.94

15.66

16.35

17

17.59

18.14

India

6.34

6.24

6.17

6.09

6.01

5.93

5.89

5.82

5.57

5.05

4.6

Australia

76.15

75

74.77

75.19

75.97

76.62

76.79

76.34

75.38

74.06

72.73

 

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