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USDA International Egg and Poultry

USDA International Egg and Poultry

USDA International Egg and Poultry

Poultry Market News covers the supply, demand, and price situation on a regional, national, and international basis for poultry, poultry products, eggs, and egg products.

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USDA International Egg and Poultry

A strong export demand and lower feed costs are expected to drive an increase in broiler meat production in 2015. Unofficial...

Chicken has been the most competitive source of animal protein in Saudi Arabia. Both imported and domestically produced chicken...

World meat production is expected to increase 1.1% (3.3 million metric tons (MMT)) to reach 311.8 MMT in 2014. Most of the...

Net turkey poults placed in the United States (US) during July 2014 were 23.9 million, up 2% from June 2014 and down slightly...

On August 6, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree banning a list of agricultural products from the United...

US Trade Representative Michael Froman submitted the 2014 National Trade Estimate (NTE) report to Congress on March 31, 2014...

World poultry (broiler and turkey) production is projected to reach 119.4 million metric tons (MMT) by 2023, up 31.6% compared...

In September 2014, a meeting is to be held between the members of the Pacific Alliance and Mercosur.

Total January-May 2014 United States (U.S.) broiler meat exports increased 1% from 2013 and 80% since 2004 for comparable time...

China is the world’s largest grower of egg laying hens and has been the largest producer of eggs for the last 28 years. In 2012...

Poultry meat production in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) is expected to reach 43,000 metric tons (MT) in 2014 compared to...

Turkey’s poultry and egg industry grew in 2013, compared to the previous year. The number of poultry was 4.9% higher on...

Canada has a multitude of independent turkey farmers, often operating family businesses, supplying live birds to processing...

Total United States (US) cumulative January-March fowl cut imports for 2014 are 1% lower than 2013, but have increased 250%...

Poultry production in Peru is expected to increase at an average annual growth rate of 2.35% between 2012 and 2020, increasing...

Malaysia has been dealing with issues in the last year including: poultry slaughterhouses not being registered or licensed,...

The European Commission’s “Winter 2014 Short Term Outlook for arable crops, meat and dairy markets in the European Union” was...

January 2014 domestic net turkey poult placements in the United States (US) were 22,113,000. US domestic net turkey poult...

Broiler production is forecast to grow by 3% in 2014, as compared to Post’s revised downward production level in 2013. FAS...

On December 25, 2013, Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries notified Thailand's Agricultural Affairs Office...

Total broiler meat consumption in 2014 is forecast to increase 2% to 806,000 metric tons (MT) over 2013.

Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers conducted an annual review of products subject to import licensing, which resulted in the...

On January 1, 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico (NAFTA) entered...

On January 16, 2014 a suspected case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) was reported on duck breeding farm located in...

Poultry meat production is unofficially estimated to reach 125,000 metric tons (MT) in 2013, a 2% increase over 2012...

A recent study from the USDA Economic Research Service examines the growth in broiler meat exports focusing on several major...

Shell egg exports (not including hatching eggs) increased 53% for January-November 2013 exports when compared to the same...

In 2011, world duck meat production totaled 4.187 million metric tons (MMT), +3.6% from 2010 (4.040 MMT) and +10% from 2009...

In 2003 Canada’s estimated turkey meat production was 148,000 metric tons (MT).

Broiler meat production is forecast to rise 6% to 3.6 million tons in 2014, fueled by escalating demand for animal protein and...

Turkey’s poultry and egg industry continue to grow. Turkish chicken meat production (broilers and layers) totaled 1.7 million...

For 2014, global poultry production continues to hit new records surging 18% in just 5 years. But perhaps more importantly,...

Canada’s poultry farmers are under a supply management system. Under the supply management system Canada’s poultry farmers...

Broiler meat production is expected to reach 640,000 MT IN 2013; unofficial projections for broiler meat production in 2014...

The United States (US) and Colombia approved a Trade Promotion Agreement on October 12, 2011, which took effect on May 15, 2012.

Effective September 28, 2013 USDA AMS will be issuing new export certificates for further processed eggs and egg products...

On July 18, the EU Commission decided to suspend export refunds for poultry meat. Commission Implementing Regulation 689/2013...

The US and EU recently held the first round of successful meetings on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership...

On August 2, 2013 the United States Trade Representative (USTR), the United States (U.S.) Secretary of Commerce, and the US...

Although comprehensive data are not available, all anecdotal information suggests that domestic production of poultry in...

In the June 2013 issue of FAO’s Food Outlook, world poultry production is expected to increase 1.8% to 106 million tons in...

On March 22, 2013 the President of the Republic of Korea’s (South Korea) proposed Government Restructure Bill passed the...

On June 27, 2013 representatives from the Brazilian Poultry Union (UBABEF), the Latin American Poultry Association (ALA), and...

Ukraine’s broiler meat production is expected to surpass domestic broiler meat consumption in 2013. Broiler producers started...

Taiwan had imposed a ban on slaughtering live poultry at traditional markets starting June 17, 2013 as a preventive measure....

US shell egg exports rose from 82.8 million dozen in 2011 to 127.6 million dozen in 2012, an increase of 54%.

It has been two years since the outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian Influenza (HPAI ) in early 2011 and the Great East Japan...

Since the discovery of Avian Influenza (AI) H7N9 the end of March 2013, 131 laboratory-confirmed cases and 36 deaths have been...

The April 2013 Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report revised global broiler meat production upward by 1.1...

The US shipped 49,645 MT of paws and feet from January-February 2013, 25% lower than the same time a year ago (66,072 MT)....

The Philippines poultry sector grew by 4.53% in 2012, boosted by strong growth in chicken production (+4.61%), due to the high...

South Africa’s poultry meat imports represent 2% of world trade by value in poultry meat and 4% by quantity. Broiler meat...

With over 248 million people, Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country and home to the world’s largest Muslim...

Brazil’s broiler production is expected to recover and grow 2% in 2013 after a 1% decline in 2012. General opinion among trade...

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) divides Africa into North Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. North Africa...

Nigeria is the largest market in sub-Saharan Africa with an estimated population of 174.5 million people in 2013 and a...

On January 28, 2013 the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) published updated...

US shell egg exports increased 53 percent for January-October 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, from 66,633,330 dozen...

The United States (US) turkey meat exports, after a downturn in 2009, have, to date, in 2012 resumed a long trend of...

China led world production of both duck meat and goose and guinea fowl meat in 2010, producing 68% and 95% of the total...

The Mexican poultry industry is recovering from the outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H7N3 that was...

Poultry meat production in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is unofficially expected to drop to 37,000 tons in 2012 before...

November 22, 2006 the US and Colombia signed a free trade agreement (FTA). The Colombian Congress approved the FTA June 14,...

Saudi Arabia’s poultry consumption has been growing steadily growing at an average annual rate of 5% over the last 2 decades.

Australia’s chicken meat industry operates largely through vertically integrated poultry meat processors whose ownership...

After the United States (U.S.) signed into law the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) on October 2011, the trade...

World production is forecast down 1 percent to 5.4 million tons. Decline in the United States offsets gains in the EU and...

The Thai broiler industry has seen production costs increase with higher prices for soybean and corn; at the same time, prices...

Broiler production is expected to increase by 3% in 2012 as Japan recovers from outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian...

The US shipped 213,218 MT of paws and feet from January-July 2012, 6% higher than the same time a year ago (200,524 MT).

Vietnam’s estimated total broiler meat imports for 2012 is forecast to be dramatically higher than 2002 while the country’s...

On July 10, 2012 the Duma, Russia’s lower house of Parliament, passed the Federal Law on the Protocol on the Accession of the...

On July 2, 2010 Bachoco, Patsa, and Buenaventura submitted a petition to the government of Mexico for an antidumping...

The US International Trade Commission recently released a report Brazil: Competitive Factors in Brazil Affecting US and...

The 43rd Mercosur summit was recently held in Mendoza, Argentina in late June 2012. Another meeting is scheduled for the week...

January-March 2012 poultry production continued its upward trend, growing over 7% compared to the same period ago.

Based on data, total US exports of MSC (HS1602320035) dropped 3% from January-April of 2012 (15,647 MT) versus 2011 (16,075...

The FSU-12 ranked number 2 for United States (U.S.) broiler meat exports by region behind North America when comparing...

On June 21, 2012, Brazil requested a consultation with South Africa under the WTO dispute settlement system concerning the...

Total US exports of shell eggs are up 6,910,299 (31%) dozen in January - April 2012 when compared to the same time period in 2011.

The North America region is the number 1 export destination in the world for United States (US) broiler and turkey meat and...

Mexico was the top market for US leg quarters for a majority of 2011 (January-September 114,425 MT).

The Consejo Mexicano de la Carne (COMECARNE) is organizing a series of 2-day workshops in several Mexican cities to improve the...

January-March, 2012 United States (US) broiler meat cumulative total exports are up 14% over the same time in 2011 and up 39%...

World poultry meat production is expected to increase 2% to 103.5 million metric tons (MMT) in 2012.

On April 3, 2012 the EU Member States supported the Commission’s draft proposal to lift its ban on imports of raw chicken meat...

Brazil’s broiler meat production is estimated to reach 13.3 million metric tons (MMT) in 2012, driven mostly by domestic demand...

The United States (U.S.)-Columbia Trade Promotion Agreement will take effect May 15, 2012 since both countries have now...

Recently, media reports noted that negotiations between the US and Mexico regarding the anti-dumping case have ceased....

On January 11, 2012 India reported an outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) to the World Organization for Animal...

The Ukraine experienced economic hardships in the 1990s. When an economic recovery began in 1999 it resulted in an increase in...

Recently, the Office of Agricultural Affairs in Beijing (OAA/Beijing) revised its unofficial forecast for Chinese broiler meat...

US January 2012 turkey meat exports increased 15% over January 2011 and 40% since 2009.

Growth in world meat consumption is projected to increase about 2.2 percent per year during 2012-2021.

On January 30, 2012, the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) of South Africa released a report with a...

The use of conventional cages for laying hens in the EU-27 was banned effective January 1, 2012.

Total United States (US) cumulative January-December poultry product imports, including commodity and further processed items,...

Mexico is experiencing the worst drought on record in 70 years of recording.

Japanese domestic broiler meat production fell an estimated 8% in the first half of 2011, compared to the same period in 2010.

January through November 2011 shell egg exports grew 12% compared the same period a year ago; hatching egg exports rose 7%.

Total South America broiler meat production is estimated to have increased 81% from 2001 to 2011.

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