China to sell 10,000 tonnes of frozen pork from state reserves on March 10 - notice

BEIJING, March 8 (Reuters) - China will sell 10,000 tonnes of frozen pork from state reserves on March 10, according to a notice by the China Merchandise Reserve Management Center on Monday. 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 March 10 10,000 TOTAL 200,000 (Reporting by Hallie Gu and Tom Daly. Editing by Louise Heavens.)

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