May 2018

Pets: why do we keep them and how much do we spend on them? / Episode 35

Subscribe to TBY YouTube channel for more economic news and first-hand insights http://bit.ly/TBYYouTube This week, we look at humanity's relationship with animals and the size of the global pet industry. We ask why we are both keeping pets and killing animals on a scale never seen before, and examine why the explosion in pet ownership in China hasn't correlated to a fall in the consumption of dog meat. TBY Podcast - http://bit.ly/2D1n51r TBY Country Economic Insights - http://bit.ly/2Rf0MbA TBY Events - http://bit.ly/2z257Hr Follow The Business Year on Social Media Website https://www.thebusinessyear.com/ Twitter https://twitter.com/TBYupdates Facebook https://www.facebook.com/thebusinessyear Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thebusinessyear/