Appetite for imported food has been growing fast in the country as the increasingly wealthy population seeks more exotic eating, latest data showed.
China's food imports saw an annualized growth of 17.4 percent through the 2010-2014 period, Xinhua reported, citing data from the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.
The imports came from 213 countries and regions, with the top 10 exporters accounting for 84.3 percent of the total trade. Among all, ASEAN ranks as the number one source of food imports.
2. European Union
3. The US
4. New Zealand
10. Republic of Korea