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Which are Asia’s largest poultry, egg producers?

Whether for broiler or egg production, Asia is home to a significant number of companies that are large enough not only to be ranked top players regionally but that also take top spots globally.
China dominates the list of leading chicken meat and egg producers in Asia, but there are key players beyond China’s borders that have achieved key positions for both broiler and egg production.
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Concerns raised over spike in human avian flu cases in Asia

China’s recent spike in new case of avian influenza A in humans has prompted investigation into possible causes. In poultry, highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has returned to Laos, while the disease situation has been resolved in Iran.

China’s Centre for Disease Control has called the emergence of a new variant of influenza virus of avian origin “a serious threat” to human health. 

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Vietnam confirms new HPAI outbreaks in poultry

Wave of avian influenza linked to the H5N6 virus subtype

From Vietnam come official reports that nine new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) have been detected in poultry flocks. Meanwhile, two members of one family in China have been infected with an influenza virus of avian origin. 

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CPF's first-half earnings decrease 4%

As pandemic continues, company vows to strictly monitor operations and safeguard society
Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) reported THB11.68 billion (US$350 million) in net profits in the first six months of 2021, a decrease by 4% from the same period of 2020, following a decrease in profit sharing from investments.
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