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Federation of ASEAN Poultry Producers: Free trade and the struggle for survival

"The world is a global marketplace", is proving to be a bone of contention between developing countries and less developed countries in the world. The consequences of a total liberalisation of world trade could be harmful for infant industries in many developing countries which would have no chance to compete against the well-organised economies in the North and in some threshold countries like South East Asia. And nowhere is this more evident than in the livestock industry, primarily focused as it is on poultry production.

This article can also be found at World Poultry Volume 17 number 6. To view the article online simply click on the link below.

Keywords: market, Asia, production, trade, legislation




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