Country Profiles

  • Ainsworth (2015) Southeast Asian Beef Market Report, May 2015, Available at
  • Bai, Junfei., Seale, J., Lohmar, B. and Wahl, T. (2012) Meat Demand In Urban Chinese Households, USDA GAIN Report 1/6/2012
  • Brown C, Longworth J and Waldron S (2002) Regionalisation and Integration in China: Lessons from the Transformation of the Beef Industry. Ashgate, Aldershot.
  • Brown, G.G., Waldron, S.A., Longworth, J.L (2008), Sustainable Development in China’s Western Regions: Managing People, Livestock and Grasslands, Edward Elgar Cheltenham
  • CCTVnet (2014) Guangxi zhongyue bianjing niurou zousi nan genchu wei jing jianyi yinhuan da (The Guangzi border trade in smuggled beef is hard to eradicate, and involves big risks without quarantine), CCTVNet. Avialable on
  • China Livestock Yearbook (various years) China Livestock Yearbook. China Agriculture Publishing House, Beijing.
  • China National Development and Reform Commission (2013) National beef and mutton production development plan (2013- 2020).
  • Delgado C, Rosegrant M, Steinfeld H, Ehui S and Courbois C (1999) Livestock to 2020: The Next Food Revolution. International Food Policy Research Institute, FAE Discussion Paper 28, International Food Policy Research Institute, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and International Livestock Research Institute, Washington DC.
  • Dolberg F and Finlayson P (1995) Treated Straw for Beef Production in China. World Animal Review 82, 14–24.
  • General Administration of Customs (various years) China’s Customs Statistical Yearbook, China Customs Press, Beijing.
  • Guo, Silu. and Liang Yuejing (2014) “Meinian 200 wan dun zousi rou xingxiao bianji quanguo dang bu zhu de zousi niurou” (Two million tonnes of meat smuggled over borders across the country: can’t stop the smuggling of beef) Nanfang Zhoumo (Southern Weekend), 2014-12-15
  • International Meat Secretariat (2012) Newsletter No, 495 – 31 May 2012
  • Longworth J, Brown C and Waldron S (2001) Beef in China: Agribusiness Opportunities and Challenges. University of Queensland Press, St Lucia.
  • MLA (2012) Indonesia market update, MLA Market Information, Meat and Livestock Australia, August 2012.
  • National Bureau of Statistics (various years) China Statistical Yearbook. China Statistics Publishing House, Beijing.
  • Reed, Elsa and So, Kitty (2014) China Cabinet demands increase in beef and lamb imports, Global Meat News, 7 October 2014
  • Schultz, Theodore. 1968. Economic Growth and Agriculture. New York: MacGraw-Hill.
  • Statistics Division of the FAO (2012) FAOStat <>
  • UNComtrade (2012) Commodity Trade Statistics Database. <>
  • Waldron, S.A., Brown, C.G. and Longworth, J.W. (2010), A Critique of High-value Supply Chains as a Means of Modernising Agriculture in China: the case of the beef industry, Food Policy, 35, 5, 479-487
  • Waldron S (2010) Modernising Agrifood Chains in China: implications for rural development. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • Waldron S, Brown C and Zhang CG (2007) Update on Developments in the Chinese Cattle and Beef Industry of Relevance to the Australian Industry. Report prepared for Meat and Livestock Australia.
  • Waldron S, Brown C and Longworth J (2003) Rural Development in China: Insights from the Beef Industry. Ashgate, Aldershot.
  • Winter B (ed.) (2011). Beef production in crop–livestock systems: simple approaches for complex problems. ACIAR Monograph No. 145. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra.
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