China: The agricultural production situation was good in the first quarter, and animal husbandry developed steadily, according to the National Bureau of Statistics

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Published Apr 17, 2024

Tridge summary

In the first quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics highlighted a 3.8% year-on-year growth in agriculture's added value, driven by stable winter wheat sowing and increased intended sowing areas for rice and corn. Livestock production trends were mixed, with a total meat output of 24.9 million tons, up by 1.4%, despite a slight decline in pork production by 0.4%. Beef, mutton, and poultry meat production increased, as did milk production by 5.1% and poultry egg production by 1.5%. However, the live pig count fell by 5.2% year-on-year, with 194.55 million pigs slaughtered, marking a 2.2% decrease from the previous year.
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Original content

According to the National Bureau of Statistics on April 16, in the first quarter, the added value of agriculture (planting) increased by 3.8% year-on-year. The sown area of winter wheat remained stable, with generally good growth, and spring ploughing and sowing were carried out steadily and orderly. According to the national planting intention survey, the intended sowing area of rice and corn has increased. In the first quarter, the output of pork, beef, mutton and poultry meat was 24.9 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 1.4%, among which pork production decreased by 0.4%, beef, mutton and poultry meat production increased by 3.6%, 0.1% and 6.1% respectively; milk production increased by 5.1%, and poultry ...
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