Brazil: Poultry and Products Annual

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Post forecasts broiler production to increase by 5 percent in 2015 to 13.3 million metric tons as a result of lower feed costs and higher exports due to the depreciation of the Brazilian currency and new opportunities in the Russian market. The slow growth path in domestic demand is due to the high level of indebtedness of Brazilian consumers, higher inflation rates, and greater competition from other meats, mostly beef. 

Brazil: Poultry and Products Annual