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Australia's lamb exports increase sharply

Meat
Mutton
Lamb
Australia
Published May 14, 2023

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Australia's exports of lamb (Lamb) in April 2023 reached 22.22 thousand tons, up 2% compared to April 2022; in which exports to China, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries increased sharply, but exports to the US decreased sharply. Export of mature lamb (mutton) in April 2023 reached 15.77 thousand tons, up 48% compared to April 2022, of which exports to China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East and Northern countries Africa (MENA) rose, offsetting the decline in the US. Despite the largest volume of lamb exports to China, exports to Mexico posted the strongest increase of 992% year-on-year to 524 tonnes, making Mexico the eighth largest market for Australian lamb exports for the month. April 2023. In Ireland, for the first week of May 2023, lamb prices were stable in some places, but at the Kildare Chilling store they increased by 10c/kg, while other processors fell. Irish sheep production fell due to severe weather in March and April.

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Australia's exports of lamb (Lamb) in April 2023 reached 22.22 thousand tons, up 2% compared to April 2022; in which exports to China, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries increased sharply, but exports to the US decreased sharply. Export of mature lamb (mutton) in April 2023 reached 15.77 thousand tons, up 48% compared to April 2022, of which exports to China, Southeast Asia and the Middle East and Northern countries Africa (MENA) rose, offsetting the decline in the US. Despite the largest volume of lamb exports to China, exports to Mexico posted the strongest increase of 992% year-on-year to 524 tonnes, making Mexico the eighth largest market for Australian lamb exports for the month. April 2023. In Ireland, for the first week of May 2023, lamb prices were stable in some places, but at the Kildare Chilling store they increased by 10c/kg, while other processors fell. Irish sheep production fell due to severe weather in March and April. Furthermore, while the supply ...
Source: Vinanet
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