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Algeria imports Irish beef for the first time in 30 years

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Published Dec 15, 2023

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Algeria has imported Irish beef for the first time since the 1990s due to a weak agricultural production and supply shortage. In Afghanistan, the government reopened beef, mutton, and poultry imports to stabilize prices and protect consumer purchasing power, and decided to import 20 tons of Irish beef due to a suspension of French live cattle imports. Afghanistan is one of the largest beef consuming countries in Africa, importing an average of 104,000 breeding, fattening, and beef cattle each year.
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According to a report on the Algerian ALGERIE ECO website on December 1, 2023, Algeria imported Irish beef for the first time since the 1990s. ​ Algeria's agricultural production is weak. In order to protect domestic production and reduce foreign exchange consumption, the Algerian government has implemented a policy of strictly restricting imports. The supply shortage of commodities in the market has become increasingly serious. The price of bulk consumer food has risen sharply. The average price of beef and mutton has reached 2,300 dinars per kilogram (approximately 115 yuan) and above, while the minimum monthly wage in Afghanistan is about 1,000 yuan. In order to stabilize prices and protect consumer purchasing power, on September 10, 2023, the Afghan government decided to reopen the import of beef, mutton and poultry, and suspended the tax on imported food value-added tax and temporarily reduce meat tariffs from 30% to 5%. ​ After a case of mad cow was discovered in France, ...
Source: Foodmate
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