Pakistan to start exporting boiled meat to China soon: Commercial Counsellor.

BEIJING -- With a huge potential to export meat, Pakistan is all set to start exporting boiled meat to the Chinese market in the near future, said Ghulam Qadir, Commercial Counsellor, Pakistan Embassy, Beijing on Saturday.

"China had agreed to import meat from Pakistan during Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's visit to Beijing in November last. Now, both sides are in the process of exchanging documents and hopefully, the agreement would be implemented in a month," he told reporter.

He informed that before its export, the meat would be boiled up to 70 degrees centigrade to make it foot and mouth disease (FMD) free.

"Three processing plants of Fauji, Tata and Green set up in Karachi have already been approved by the relevant authorities of China. These plants have good reputation and capacity", Qadir added.

He stressed a need to work on the value chain and adopt corporate forming to enhance quality to increase its exports.

"The potential investors in Pakistan should utilize modern techniques and improve processing facilities to grab this opportunity," Qadir urged.

Responding to a question, he said that Pakistan's current meat export was about 66,000 tons annually but the Chinese...

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