Tuesday, February 8, 2022
China suspends chicken imports from two meatpacking plants in Brazil
According to a statement on China's General Administration of Customs website, chicken imports have been suspended from two meatpacking plants in Brazil, The Rio Times reported.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Lihua's onward expansion in China's yellow feather chicken market
In 2020, Lihua Animal Husbandry, a major yellow feather broiler producer in China, slaughtered 323 million yellow broilers, a 12% increase year-on-year and accounting for 7.3% of the total national slaughter volume.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Brazil's Aurora to expand chicken processing, looking to boost sales to China
Brazil's Cooperativa Central Aurora Alimentos, the country's third biggest meat processor, said it will expand its chicken processing and maintain pork operations to boost sales to China and other markets, Reuters reported.
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Chicken prices in China down 25% as pork production continues rebound
Chicken prices in China have dropped 25% in the face of oversupply as the country's hog population continues to rebound and larger volumes of pork are being produced.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
Brazil requests proof that chicken wing shipment to China contains COVID-19 coronavirus
Brazilian agriculture attachés at Shenzhen, Guangdong province requested Chinese authorities to provide laboratory results confirming exports of frozen chicken wings were detected with COVID-19 coronavirus traces, Reuters reported.
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Chicken production in China rapidly expanding
Chicken producers in China are rolling out rapid expansion plans to boost production and reduce dependence on imports, even though demand has declined due to COVID-19, Reuters reported.
Thursday, August 13, 2020
China reports positive COVID-19 detection in chicken wings from Brazil
Frozen chicken wings imported into Shenzhen port tested positive for COVID-19, according to the city government and raising concerns that food shipments could instigate new outbreaks, Reuters reported.
Friday, July 17, 2020
Brazil pork and chicken exports surge thanks to demand from China
ABPA, a Brazilian lobby group representing pork and chicken suppliers said production and exports are set to increase, led by demand from China despite COVID-19 pandemic, Reuters reported.
Monday, June 1, 2020
Sanderson Farms: China will stop buying US chicken in June
Lampkin Butts, Sanderson Farms' president said China is unlikely to purchase chicken from the United States in June because it is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, Reuters reported.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
China not to buy US chicken amid COVID-19 recovery
In a reversal from a recent surge of imports, China will be out of the market for US chicken in June as it recovers from the COVID-19 crisis, the president of Sanderson Farms Inc said on Thursday, reported Reuters.
Friday, February 14, 2020
US chicken shipments to China disrupted by coronavirus
February 14, 2020 US chicken shipments to China disrupted by coronavirus USA Poultry & Egg Export Council said shipments of United States chicken bound for China have been rerouted to Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Vietnam due to the co ...
Friday, August 30, 2019
China's Re-booted Poultry Sector, Version 2.0: Rising chickens, falling pigs and new eating trends
African Swine Fever is re-launching China's once vibrant poultry sector –and radically restructuring the eating habits of a traditionally red meat eating nation.
Monday, January 21, 2019
US, China negotiate for reopening of chicken exports to Chinese market
The US and China's trade officials are negotiating for the reopening of the Chinese market to US chicken exports, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
China, bird flu and chicken meat's supply-side dilemmas
For the first time in decades, chicken production is growing more slowly than that of red meat. -But when China's unique predicament is factored out, the industry continues to expand at a healthy 3%+ rate. Will supply rebound and satisfy he ...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
China farm hit by bird flu, over 20K chickens killed
A private poultry farm in Shaanxi province in northwest China has been closed after being hit by an outbreak of H7N9 bird flu, which killed more than 20,000 chickens.

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