Chinese Demand for Pork Sparks Increase in UK Exports

A big rise in British pork sold to China drives food and drink exports in the first half of 2013

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) recently announced that UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports grew by 2.5 percent in the first six months of the year, fueled by a huge increase in pork exports to China.

The increase in pork exports has lifted the UK's total food exports to China so much that for the first time since they gained access to the Chinese pork market with an export license in 2011, China has now become the UK’s top 10 biggest international food export markets. To read more, click HERE.