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China pushes for less soybean meal in feed

China is looking to reduce soybean meal use in animal feed, to reduce its imports. The government is promoting a program of ‘agricultural self...

South Korea recognizes EU regionalization

South Korea has eased the way for pork and poultry imports from the EU after the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (Mafra)...

Imports hinder Philippine broiler industry growth

Chicken imports continue to hinder the growth of the Philippine broiler industry, stakeholders say. Gregorio San Diego, Chairman of the United Broiler Raisers Association,...

Erratic weather affects soybean production in India

The USDA lowered its estimates for India’s soybean production in 2022/2023 due to erratic weather. The agency forecasts production to fall to 11.4mt from...

Philippine corn inventory down 19.2%

Philippine corn inventory stood at 746,920 tons as of July 1 down 19.2% yoy, a report by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said. The...

Global meat prices fall amid weak import demand

The FAO meat price index fell 0.5% in July from June due to weakening import demand for bovine, ovine, and pig meats. The drop...

India wants Bangladesh to resume bovine imports

Indian authorities have asked Bangladesh to resume Indian bovine meat imports. Bangladesh banned the import of frozen meat to protect its local industry. Any...

Chinese oilseed imports fall short of forecast

Chinese oilseed imports have fallen short of expectations, reducing overall imports for 2021/22 by 2mt to 90mt. The USDA explained that Covid-19 restrictions, slowing...

Chinese soybean imports down but will recover next year

Chinese soybean imports were revised downward to 94mt in 2021/22 due to high prices, a slowing economy, and Covid-19 restrictions. The USDA noted that...

Cebu province rejects shipment of GP chicks from Australia

Authorities in Cebu province, Philippines rejected a shipment of 3000 D-line (female line) GP chicks from Australia last week. An industry source told Asian...

Vietnam slows down feed ingredient imports

Vietnam’s import of feed ingredients has dropped as the global prices of key raw materials are softening. According to the General Department of Customs,...

Bangladesh calls for import of 50,000 tons of wheat

Bangladesh has issued fresh tenders to import 50,000 tons of milling wheat to replenish reserves. The deadline for submission of price offers is July...

Philippine pork imports could reach 400,000 tons in 2022

Philippine pork imports could rise to 400,000 tons this year, the USDA’s Manila office said in its latest update on the country’s livestock and...

Vietnam seeks self-sufficiency in feed raw materials

Vietnam wants to produce more feed ingredients to reduce its reliance on imported raw materials. The country imports over 60% of its ingredient demand....

Singapore explores Indonesia as chicken source

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is working closely with Indonesian authorities to explore the possibility of sourcing chicken from Indonesia following Malaysia’s export ban....

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