July 17, 2008


2007 global poultry meat output up 3.3 percent

Global poultry meat production increased 3.3 percent to 88 million tonnes of slaughter weight in 2007.


China, Brazil and the US had a combined total of 53 percent of the global market share, with each improving on their positions as the world's largest poultry meat producers.


Brazil's production climbed 10 percent while China doubled its 1995 production total by reaching 17 million tonnes of output.


EU's production remained stable at 13 percent of market share, with a slight volume increase to 11.28 million tonnes.

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