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Exports of European pork 11% lower

Pork exports in the European Union have decreased by 11% in the first six months of 2007.

The German market research bureau ZMP counted that the 27 countries in the European Union (EU) exported 860,000 tonnes of pork to third countries. Especially exports to Russia and Japan decreased.


Russia is the EU's main trade partner. The country imported about 20% less meat in the first six months of 2007.


In the same period, however, the EU's exports to Asia and Australia grew.


Related websites:
• ZMP
• European Union


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