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Business & Markets / International Trade / Asia
on July 29, 2021

Minimal 2021 growth at best for Japan’s broiler industry

Avian influenza, COVID-19 and rising input prices have created a far-from-positive 2021 for Japanese poultry producers.

Poultry meat output in Japan is expected to end the year broadly flat. While estimates vary, with some slightly more positive than others, the sector is predicted to produce 1.77 million metric tons (MT) in 2021.

The Japanese economy shrank more than expected during the first quarter of 2021, with…

Read the full article in WATT Poultry International August 2021