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China to reopen market to German poultry exports

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(Reuters) - has agreed to reopen its market to imports of German meat, German said on Monday.

had stopped imports of German meat after an outbreak of the in

Kloeckner said in a statement after talks in with Chinese that "the Chinese side has come to the conclusion that there is no reason for concern" about German meat.

A Germany/government summit is taking place in this week.

China is one of Germany's largest markets for meat exports, especially pork.

Kloeckner said she also pressed China not to impose a complete ban on German pork should the be found in the country, but to take a more regional view of the problem.

The rapid spread of the in is causing concern in in case export bans should be imposed by Asian importers.

(Reporting by Michael Hogan; Editing by Mark Potter)

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 16:45 IST