Competitor watch: India’s growth in carabeef likely to continue in 2017

THE US Department of Agriculture estimates India’s cattle and water buffalo population in 2017 at around 303 million head, more than 12 times the size of Australia’s cattle population. Indian buffalo meat in an Asian wet market Indian carabeef and beef production is forecast to increase by around 2.3 percent this year to 4.4 million tonnes, carcase weight. Compare that with Australian beef production this year, most recently estimated by MLA at 2.032 million tonnes. The expansion in India is due mostly to herd population growth and moderate export demand. India’s cattle and water buffalo population is likely to remain…

Source: Beef Central
Competitor watch: India’s growth in carabeef likely to continue in 2017