Beef imports in the six months to end-June fell 13% against last year to 120,500 tonnes. Imports from the EU dropped, but non-EU imports were up.
Sheep meat imports were down 11% to 64,000 tonnes. New Zealand imports were down 9%.
Pork imports rose 5% to 200,000 tonnes. Most of the increase came from Denmark, much for curing for bacon.
Poultry meat imports rose 2% to 187,000 tonnes. Imports from the EU were 3% down, but those from Brazil and Chile doubled.