INDIA’S RISE TO BECOME TOP BOVINE MEAT EXPORTER KEY FEATURE OF NEW WTO EXPORT SALES DATA

MAJOR shifts in the power of exporting countries within the meat and livestock sector in the past decade have been identified in new statistical analysis released by the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The global body has noted how India between 2006 and 2016 became a bovine meat export power house (notably in buffalo meat) with overseas sales rising from 79,400 tonnes (1.9% of world exports) to 1.2 million tonnes (18.7%) and the world’s largest exporter to boot. India’s growth, in terms of market share at least, came as some traditional exporters lost market ...


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