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Namibia continues to export beef to China Release date: 2021-09-13    Source:Xinhua

Namibia's meat processing and marketing entity Meatco is still exporting beef to the Chinese market, a spokesperson confirmed to Xinhua.

Meatco spokesperson Rosa Hamukuaja-Thobias told Xinhua that while in the last financial year the company was forced to stop exporting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the entity resumed exporting, with the last export of 22 tons being shipped to China on Aug 19.

"The Chinese market continues to be a strategic market for us and as Meatco we see ourselves continuing with this market in the long run," she added.

Since 2019, a total of 6,217 tons have been delivered to date, she added.

Beef products including bone-in and boneless meat products are exported to China, according to the spokesperson.

"This is good business for us," she said.