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Australian farmers beef up meat exports to China

Australian beef sales to China surged sixfold in three years to a record A$917 million (S$904 million) in 2015
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 05:50

Australian farmers are capitalising on their country's reputation for high quality produce at a time of dwindling trust among Chinese citizens in the safety of their own food.


IN the restaurants of Beijing and Shanghai, patrons are asking: Where's the beef? The question is proving a boon for Australian ranchers such as Sam Burton-Taylor, who is shipping ever-larger quantities of meat to satisfy the voracious appetite of China's growing middle class.

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