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GLOBAL POULTRY TRENDS - Asia, a Key Chicken Meat Trading Region

  • 23 Oct 09:07

Asia is a major poultry meat trading region, as a big importer of some products and an exporter of others, writes industry analyst Terry Evans. Poultry accounts for more than 40 per cent of the world meat trade. Discounting trade between EU states, the FAO’s Food Outlook considers that trade in poultry meat will rise by 2.6 per cent this year to reach 13.1 million tonnes. On a global basis chicken meat accounts for more than 90 per cent of the poultry meat trade. For all poultry meat, Asian exports are expected to amount to 2.1 million tonnes while imports could exceed 6.9 million tonnes. Asia plays an important role in the world trade in. Read more...

Poultry consumption reaches five-year high in 2014

  • 28 Sep 11:15

UK poultry consumption reached a five-year high in 2014, revealing that the poultry hygiene concerns that surfaced in the second half of the year did not prevent strong sales. According to Key Note’s Poultry Market Update for 2015, value sales last year grew by 1.6%, reaching £5.23 billion. It estimated that the average Briton consumed 33.1kg of poultry over the course of the year, representing an increase of 0.9% and 3.1% from 2013 and 2010, respectively. Poultry expenditure accounted for 27.2% of total meat expenditure in 2014, which was 0.1 percentage point less than in 2013, but 0.5 percentage points more than in 2010. Fresh whole chickens dominated. Read more...

China's Poultry Consumption to Remain Flat in 2016

  • 26 Aug 13:09

China's poultry consumption is expected to remain similar in 2016 to 2015, according to a report from the US Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service.The report forecasts China’s 2016 broiler meat consumption at 12.8 million tons, largely unchanged from the 2015 official estimate. China banned imports of all poultry and poultry products from the US in January 2015 due to the highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreaks, but imports from Brazil and other South American countries have benefited from the absence of US suppliers. The report forecasts 2016 broiler meat imports at 200 thousand tons, a decrease of 7 per cent compared to. Read more...