Retail prices of Australian beef in China are often 50 per cent more expensive than South American beef. Photo: AFP
Retail prices of Australian beef in China are often 50 per cent more expensive than South American beef. Photo: AFP

What’s China’s beef now? South American meat producers stake claim in Chinese market amid trade disruptions with Australia

  • Major beef exporters such as Argentina and Brazil see Chinese market as potential cash cow
  • Rising demand for cheaper meat products in China, coupled with major herd shortages Down Under, open the door for other nations to beef up sales to China in coming years

Retail prices of Australian beef in China are often 50 per cent more expensive than South American beef. Photo: AFP
Retail prices of Australian beef in China are often 50 per cent more expensive than South American beef. Photo: AFP
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