USDA Long-Term Agricultural Projections: World Beef Imports Between 2016 and 2025, beef imports by the major beef importing countries are projected to increase by 1.7 million tons, reaching 9.2 million tons in 2025. Exports of lower-priced beef from India and Brazil, mostly to low- and middle-income countries, account for almost two-thirds of the projected increase in exports by the major beef exporters. • Russian beef imports are projected to decrease from 892,000 tons in 2016 to 771,000 tons by 2025. The United States and EU beef exports to Russia are expected to resume once the country lifts its import ban. After an initial rise, Russian beef imports fall over the projection period due to declining consumption and policies supporting beef production. • Beef imports by China and Hong Kong combined are projected to increase almost 64 percent in the coming decade, increasing to almost 2 million tons by 2025, due to rising demand for beef which outpaces growth in ...
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