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                 SINGAPORE AGRI-FOOD BUSINESS DIRECTORY 2022/2023
 STATISTICS OF MEAT SUPPLY IN SINGAPORE
Pork
In Singapore, it imports around 116,000 tonnes of pork per year, with a value of $485 million, of which there is consumption of $20 million of pork per capita, per year. The statistical breakdown from the Average Yearly Report from 2010 to 2019 is of 67% Frozen Pork, and 33% of Fresh Pork. Majority of the pork comes from the following countries, of which the Frozen Pork comes mainly of 31% from Brazil,
9% from Netherlands, and 8% from Spain. As for Fresh Pork, 10% is from Australia, and 20% from Indonesia.
Popular import pork items include: Belly; Ham/ Leg; Softbone/ Rib/ Riblet; Side; Shoulder.
Beef
As for Beef, Singapore imports around 32,000 tonnes per year, with a value of $285 million. In Singapore, there is consumption of 6kg of Beef per capita, per year. The statistics is attributed from the market demand in Singapore in relation to the cosmopolitan population and religious backgrounds.
From the average yearly report from 2010 to 2019 of Beef import, 56% comes from Brazil, 27% from Australia, 8% from the United States, 7% from New Zealand, and 1% from Japan.
Top import beef items include: Knuckle/ Flank; Shank; Crop/ Forequarter; Chunk/ Blade; Striploin; Leg/ Hindquarter.
The 20 April 2021 US Meat Market Outlook webinar organised by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) showcase statistics that US is more efficient in beef production, in which is around 46% more as compared to the figures in Europe and Australia.
 CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENTS FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE: MEAT TRADERS’ ASSOCIATION (MTA)
Meat Traders’ Association Singapore (MTA) was established in 2001, comprising of members from the meat production & trading industry nationwide. They have also branched out to its recent venture into France, Latin America, and Taiwan, as part of their diversification efforts.
    * Photos are taken during pre-COVID period
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