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Increased demand for imported food in China

Chinese consumers’ demand for imported food has been growing steadily as the standard of living in China improves, according to a statement from the General Administration of Customs.

China’s total food imports amounted to $58.28 billion last year, up 25 per cent year-on-year, while the annual average growth rate over the previous five years was 5.7 per cent, data from the administration showed.

The European Union remained China’s largest supplier of food, followed by the United States, New Zealand, Indonesia and Canada. Meat, oil, dairy, and seafood were among the most popular food imports in China.

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Russia’s Putin extends ban on Western food imports by one year

Russian President Vladimir Putin said  he had extended a ban on food imports from the West by one year, Reuters reports.

Putin told a meeting of government members that he had signed the necessary order.

The ban, which prohibits most food imports from the United States, European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway, was expected to be prolonged for six months starting from early August after the European Union extended.

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