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Predicted changes in poultry meat export and import

The 2001 production forecast for selected poultry meat countries is at a record level, led by gains in the United States and China. Total poultry meat trade for 2001 is projected to continue expanding, as exports are up 4 percent and imports up 6 percent from last year. For 2001, U.S. exports are forecast to increase by 2 percent from the previous year due to increased imports from Russia, Hong Kong and China, benefiting from continued demand for inexpensive poultry meat.

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, exports, imports, trade, international


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