China to sell 20,000 T of pork from state reserves on Feb 26 - notice

by Reuters
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 10:06 GMT

BEIJING, Feb 23 (Reuters) - China will sell 20,000 tonnes of frozen pork from state reserves on Feb. 26, according to a notice by the China Merchandise Reserve Management Center on Tuesday. Beijing has sold several batches of pork in the run-up to the Lunar New Year holiday, when meat consumption typically peaks in the country. The table below shows sales of pork reserves in 2021. Date Amount (tonnes) Jan. 7 20,000 Jan. 15 30,000 Jan. 21 30,000 Jan. 28 30,000 Feb. 4 30,000 Feb. 9 30,000 Feb. 26 20,000 TOTAL 190,000 (Reporting by Hallie Gu and Shivani Singh, editing by Louise Heavens)

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