Thai pork exports on the rise
Pork exports from Thailand are rising, the
country's Department of Livestock Development (DLD) revealed recently. The
kingdom is said to be on track to export 15,000 tonnes worth €54.6 million this
Mainly the export products are processed pork, frozen pork and chilled
pork. The major export markets for Thai pork are Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Japan imports mostly processed pork products while Hong Kong imports both
frozen and chilled pork and processed pork.
Last year, the country's total export value reached €31.8 million and
11,581 tonnes in volume. Total export value already achieved €24.1 billion or
7,820 tonnes from January to August this year.
also encourages Thai people to consumer more pork. It
believes pro capita consumption will increase from 11.73 kilogrammes in 2005 to
12.29 kilogrammes this year, with total consumption reaching 772,280 tonnes.
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