Green Light For Bovine Blood Products Into China

Green Light For Bovine Blood Products Into China

New Zealand bovine blood products will enter the Chinese market and bring more than $50 million to the economy.

Sixteen manufacturing plants (Proliant being one of the sixteen) have been given the green light by primary industries Minister Nathan Guy to export products such as cattle protein and serum to China.

The move has been approved by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China, Guy announced on Thursday. 

While visiting Proliant's manufacturing facility in Feilding, near Palmerson North, Guy said he expected the products to be of "significant demand" in China.

The serum and protein products that are used for manufacturing vaccines, diagnostic kits, laboratory media, and a range of specialized products for use in both humans and animals.

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