Farmer's Weekly

Livestock industry en route to a slow recovery

The latest data from Absa AgriBusiness shows that globally, sales of livestock products, particularly meat, are starting to trend up again, as lockdown restrictions are being eased worldwide. This after COVID-19-related trade restrictions slashed shipments of global meat products, driving prices higher and hitting sales.

In 2018, South African consumers spent approximately US$15 billion (about R250 billion) on meat products, or about

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