First container of Colombian beef set sail for Macao
Fresh Whole Beef
Published Jun 7, 2021
This first shipment is an important step towards achieving admissibility and taking advantage of the Chinese market in the short term, said the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Rodolfo Zea Navarro. Through the health diplomacy strategy, the agricultural, foreign trade and foreign diplomacy institutions are working to open a market that has shown growth of 72%, driven mainly by the growth of the population, which in turn It once led to a 34% increase in world meat consumption, according to OECD data. The minister reiterated that "the opening of this market and this first export is the result of coordinated work between the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ICA, INVIMA, Procolombia and our diplomatic representations around the world" He added that the livestock sector is of enormous importance not only within the agro-industrial fabric of our country, but also in the ...