Egg Industry Statistics and Reports

      

World Broiler Exports

Jan 7, 2014

Based on USDA Foreign Agriculture Service projections for 2014, Brazil will be the largest exporter of broiler meat with 3.76 million metric tons of diverse products, representing 29% of total production.  The U.S. has been displaced as the major exporter with a projected volume of 3.432 million metric tons or 20% of output.  Approximately 95% of U.S. exports comprise leg quarters.

Thailand has restored their export industry following outbreaks of H5N1 avian influenza, achieving an annual volume of 0.62 million metric tons in 2014 which represents 35% of production.

Turkey has emerged as an important exporter to neighboring and regional nations with 0.44 million metric tons equivalent to one-quarter of broiler meat produced.

Total net exports of broiler meat amount to 9.746 million metric tons.  Almost half of the world’s broiler meat exports are destined for the Middle East and selected nations in sub-Saharan Africa.

 

MAJOR BROILER EXPORTING NATIONS, 2014 USDA-FAS PROJECTION

 


Rank
Sequence

 

Nation

FAS
Report
Date

Production
Million
m. tons

Exports
Million
m. tons

Domestic
Consumption
Million
m. tons

Total
Available
Million
m. tons

Exports
Percent of
Production

5

Argentina

9/4/2013

2.100

0.355

1.747

2.102

17

1

Brazil

8/15/2013

13.155

3.760

9.396

13.156

29

6

EU-27

3/01/2013

9.550

          1.120
   (net 0.340*)

9.210

10.270

 4

3

Thailand

9/09/2013

1.600

0.620

1.050

1.765

35

7

People’s Republic of China

9/30/2013

13.700

1.410
 (net 0.140*)

13.655

14.065

 1

2

United States of America

 12/15/2013

17.681

3.432

14.249

17.681

20

4

Turkey

 

1.820

0.440

1.380

1.820

24

8

4-Minor Nations Combined

 

-

0.370

 

 

 

9

Other Nations, 2014

 

 

0.289

 

 

 

      Net Exports   9.746