BPEX: EuroTier reception for Chinese delegation
A top level Chinese delegation will be attending a reception, sponsored by
BPEX, at the world's biggest specialised livestock event.
EuroTier takes place in Hanover, Germany on November 11 to 14 and all UK
major pig breeding companies will be present, co-ordinated by the British Pig
The reception is for the 30-strong delegation from the
Chinese pork industry on November 13 and there are plans to arrange individual
meetings with companies and organisations. BPEX Export Manager Jean-Pierre
Garnier said: “This is a very important visit by a top-ranking delegation from
“China is by far the largest market for pork in the world,
consuming almost half global production.
“It has already been opened to
UK breeding stock and a number of firms are actively exporting – it is a trade
that is growing and has the potential to expand very fast.
has also been signed which will open the Chinese market to our pork and pork
products. Abattoirs wishing to take part in trade with China are being
identified prior to official inspections next year.”
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