The Chinese want to buy meat products of one billion Euros. More like Romania can offer. The Chinese want to buy in Romania animals and meat products worth one billion Euros. Paradoxically, however, Romanian farms do not have sufficient production to sell. Romania does not have enough pigs and cows farms to cope with such a request and at the same time, ensure domestic consumption.
Even now, Romania imports massive amounts of meat, worth six to ten millions of Euros every year. The Beijing government wants to turn Romanian country into a provider of food for the Chinese people. Visiting Bucharest -Romania, Premier Li Keqiang has been interested in wine and Romanian traditional products exposed to Parliament House. Chinese official stopped at vegetable stand, where they appear reddish Romanian. As soon as they set foot in Romania, the Chinese were interested in Romanian livestock. They want to buy six million pigs and sheep every years. Three million pigs required by Chinese represent over 60 % of all animals that Romanian have. How about the three million sheep, this means 20% of the domestic Romanian production. Faced with strong demand for animals, Romanian authorities seek solutions.
"In the cattle there is a clear commitment for the next 7-10 years, the Chinese side, there has to come up with programs to increase the numbers," says Daniel Constantin, Romanian Minister of Agriculture.
"I believe that there is even such a large surplus of animals in Romania, because the animals are slow-growing," says Michael Tatu, farmer Haghig, Brasov County.
It will be harder to cover export demand as, year after year, Romania buys pork, for example from Germany and Hungary. Only the first half of this year, pork took first place in the standings food imports.
Video translation in English
Chinese are interested in Romanian cows. How can reach our cross bills in Asia After visiting grand Farms in Romania than they did it to us three weeks ago, the Chinese are back on Romanian soil again. This time, 11 Chinese businessmen reached Targu Mures and visited a dairy farm and a renowned institute for semen. Asians came, took pictures and have already watching Romanian Spotted an endurance race , which will be to grow them. At the farm Sanvasi dozens of beautiful bulls, each passed a ton, marched in front of the Chinese delegation. The Romanians tried to impress the guests come away with the best specimens.
Chinese were especially interested in Romanian Simmental breed good for meat and milk. 200 cows admired the beauty, and then made their calculations.
"I care and want to see the site as maintained, cleaned, which feed conditions of climate. Advice we can help, we can sell steers to mount the home," said farm owner.
Romania is an attractive market for Chinese and due to much lower prices than those charged in Europe.
"Perhaps they like and are suitable in this dance country race's. A mixed breed that adapts" said Lucian Goga, deputy director of DSV Mures." The Chinese market needs more semen and embryos and live animals in Romania. Currently Romania is the only country in Europe that can supply to China live animals," said one investor.
The Chinese then reached Targu Mures, one of the largest breeding institutes in the country. Two months ago, were delivered from there to China 50,000 doses of semen. "Once the open market, the Chinese have become increasingly interested in this race's. A race that ensure good productions and has stamina. Has been selected for over 150 years," said Valer Fician Engineer Research Institute of Targu Mures.
Asians have not signed contracts yet (on December 2013), but will return early in 2014 year when it is possible to have the first exports.