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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
South America Steps in to Meet Russian Needs
ANALYSIS - The trade war with between Russia and the EU, US, Canada, Australia and Norway that has flared up because of sanctions imposed over the crisis in Ukraine was stepped up this week....
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Russia Eyes New Food Importers to Sustain Supplies
ANALYSIS - The Russian ban on meat and food products is starting to bite and could have a dramatic effect on the global food market, writes Chris Harris....
Friday, August 15, 2014
Weekly Overview: Concerns Mount over Russian Block on Imports
ANALYSIS - Concerns have been raised around the world to the Russian block on imports from the USA, Canada, EU, Australia and Norway with a bitter reaction from both governments and the farming communities....
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Animal Feed Additives Market to Reach US$20 Billion by 2020
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additive market, valued at $14.9 billion in 2013, is estimated to reach $20 billion by 2020....
Monday, August 11, 2014
OIE Discusses Disease Eradication for the Americas
GLOBAL - Disease eradication in the Americas and other issues were addressed by the Director of Animal Health in Panama. ...
Friday, August 08, 2014
Strong Sales Growth Prompts AB Vista, Aunir to Expand
ASIA - Responding to strong feed enzyme sales growth and increased demand for Near-Infrared Reflectance...
Thursday, August 07, 2014
Poultry Trade May Be Hit by Political Situation in Ukraine
US & RUSSIA - US poultry industry bodies have expressed concern that exports to Russia may be halted following an announcement by the Russian President that restrictions are to be placed on imports of agricultural products from some countries....
Weekly Overview: Political Situation in Ukraine Impacts Global Poultry Trade
GLOBAL - The tense political situation in Ukraine has now led to Russia banning imports of food products, including poultry, from a number of countries, a move that seems likely to impact the Russian people at least as much as its trading partners. Food...
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Pressure on Canada to Open Poultry Markets for Trade Talks with US
GLOBAL - A powerful group of US members of Congress says the White House should cut Canada out of a major global trade deal unless it opens up its protected dairy and poultry markets....
Monday, August 04, 2014
Japan Likely to Lift Ban on Indonesian Chicken Products
INDONESIA & JAPAN - Japan may consider lifting its import ban on Indonesian poultry and its related products this year, an Agriculture Ministry official has said....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Joint Effort to Combat World Hunger
GLOBAL - The Texas A&M University System and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have agreed to work together to combat world hunger by building capacity for sustainable agriculture and natural resource management in developing...
Monday, July 28, 2014
Tyson Firms in Mexico, Brazil Taken over by JBS
MEXICO & BRAZIL - Brazilian meat processor JBS together with its US poultry processing operation, Pilgrim’s Pride, has acquired the poultry processing operations of Tyson in Mexico and Brazil....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Nutreco Reports Rise in Revenue During First Half of 2014
GLOBAL - Nutreco reports that during the first half of 2014, the company's revenue was €2,460.0 million, up 2.6 per cent compared to the first half of 2013....
Joint Initiative for Global Food Security Introduced
GLOBAL - The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative (SAI) Platform and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are initiating the ‘The Declaration of Abu Dhabi for Global Food Security through Good Agricultural Practices’....
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Virginia Govenor Happy to Send Chicken to China
US & CHINA - Poultry producers in Virginia are once again anticipating robust returns after product shipments to China resumed on Thursday (17 July) after a seven-year hiatus....
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Weekly Overview: Roundtable Addresses Using Antibiotics More Responsibly
GLOBAL - This week's news includes a report on a meeting discussing the responsible use of antibiotics, where the participants agreed on the principles of replacing, reducing and refining the use of these drugs for farm animals. They also stressed the...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
OECD, FAO Forecast Lower Farm Prices Ahead
GLOBAL - Cereals are still at the core of what people eat but diets are becoming higher in protein, fats and sugar in many parts of the world as incomes rise and urbanisation increases, especially in India, according to the latest Agricultural Outlook...
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Weekly Overview: Improving Prospects for Poultry Industries in Russia, South Africa
GLOBAL - Russian poultrymeat output in April reached a record, while the industry in South Africa has received a boost since duties were imposed on imports from Europe. Perhaps it is no coincidence that EU chicken exports are forecast to fall in the coming...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Global Animal Feed Additives Market on the Rise
GLOBAL - The global animal feed additives market is growing at a steady pace and the market is projected to grow in the future because of the increasing demand for meat and meat products around the world....
Little Change in Global Poultry Meat Price
GLOBAL - The FAO Meat Price has risen in the last month on increasing pork prices but the chicken price is little changes. FAO's overall Food Price Index has fallen for a third consecutive month, mainly on lower cereal and vegetable oil prices. ...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Poultry Prices Taking off as Macroeconomic Conditions Improve
GLOBAL - Global poultry prices are taking off in the second quarter of the year, according to Rabobank's Poultry Quarterly Q2: Prices Taking Off report....
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Covenant Signed for Grupo AgriMex-Holanda - Gateway to Dutch Poultry Science
NETHERLANDS & MEXICO - A Dutch industry consortium Grupo AgriMex-Holanda was officially formed on 20 June, through the signing of a covenant between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Netherland Enterprise Agency and...
Monday, June 23, 2014
Contentious Areas Revealed in US-EU Trade Talks
US & EU - US Agriculture Secretary was in the European Union last week, emphasising the importance of agricultural trade in negotiations over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). Stumbling blocks to progress appear to include GM...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
US-EU Agricultural Trade Discussions This Week
US & EU - US Agriculture Secretary, Tom Vilsack, is meeting Agriculture Ministers and other EU leaders in Brussels, Luxembourg, Paris and Dublin this week to discuss the role of agriculture in the in the US-European Union (EU) Transatlantic Trade and...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
We Can Feed the Poultry to Feed the World
GLOBAL - "We need science to improve poultry productivity so that the growing demand for animal protein can be met in 2050 and beyond," said Peel Holroyd in his introduction to the latest study for the Temperton Fellowship for Poultry Research. Jackie...
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