April 2021

Welcome to the RPO's Red Meat Bulletin

More beef imported in comparison with the previous year

Bovine meat imports for January 2021 amounts to 641 tons, representing an increase of 25% if compared to January 2020, according to Agri Inspec.

The FOB (free on board) price for January 2021 was R44.56 p/kg and for January 2020, it was R35.51 p/kg. This represents an increase of 25% in the price per kilogram. The major imports originated from Namibia with 63 tons.

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