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Poultry market driven by Asian growth

Asia driving global poultry growth

By Aidan Fortune

With poultry predicted to become the most consumed meat in the world in the next few years, where will this growth come from?

Korea steps up import inspections

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South Korea to enhance US beef controls

By Aidan Fortune

South Korea is to increase its safeguards and testing of imported US beef following a confirmed case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).

US agrees state-level regulation with South Korea

US agrees state-level regulation with South Korea

By Aidan Fortune

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced an agreement with the government of South Korea to place trade restrictions at the state level instead of the country level during any future highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) detections.

Growth in Chinese poultry exports, especially broiler meat, is well ahead of overall agricultural export growth

Chinese poultry exports on the rise

By Mark Godfrey

Efforts by Chinese poultry firms to get export market share were given a boost by the news that a major poultry-producing region in eastern China has upped its exports by over 13% year on year in 2017.

Strong beef supply has weighed down the average carcase value of cattle

Global meat prices slip in December

By Oscar Rousseau

International meat prices dropped last month, according to the United Nation’s Food and Agricultural Organization’s (FAO) Food Price Index.

Hong Kong will no longer be able to dine on South Korean chicken, following the trade suspension

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Hong Kong suspends poultry imports from Korea

By Aidan Fortune

The Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has announced that it has suspended imports of poultry meat and products from the Jeollabuk-do Province, Gyeongsangnam-do Province and Daegu Metropolitan City...

South Korea has banned all poultry farmers from visiting areas wild birds may flock to

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South Korea steps up bird flu measures

By Oscar Rousseau

South Korea is stepping up its bird flu protection measures after an influenza strain was found on a big duck farm in Gochang.

USMEF 'very concerned' about widening gap in duty rates between US and Australian beef

US beef exports enjoy September success

By Helen Gilbert

US beef exports “jumped substantially” in value in September despite hurricanes impacting Caribbean demand, latest figures compiled by the US Meat Export Federation (USMEF) for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have revealed.