Canada: more pork exports, less value
Canada increased its total amount of exported pork in
2006. Altogether, Canadian food companies sold 1,037 million tonnes pork to
This equals a 7,000 tonne growth in comparison to 2005.
figures were made public by Canada Pork International (CPI) , the Canadian pork
exporters' association. In total, Canada is the world's third exporter of pork,
after the US and the European Union (EU).
the value of pork decreased. The total value of last year's pork exports
amounted to US $2.13 billion.
One year before, the total export value
equalled US $2.37 billion, which means a total decrease of more than
Last year also saw several changes in
destination of the pork exported from Canada. At the end of 2006 lost the
Romanian market was lost, when Romania and Bulgaria joined the
Exports to both the US and Mexico decreased, but exports to
Russia grew to more than 90,000 tonnes.
Pork promotions in several
Asian countries like Japan, Korea and Singapore will be held in the near
Canada Pork International
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