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World Production, Markets, and Trade Report

Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade

This quarterly report includes data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade...
On November 15, 2021, China notified the National Food Safety Standard: Code of Hygienic Practice for Livestock and Poultry Edible Offal and Byproducts to the WTO SPS Committee as G/SPS/N/CHN/1234.
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, FAS El Salvador identified an opportunity to seek market access for U.S. table-eggs. In February 2021, FAS obtained the equivalence needed to allow imports of fresh table-eggs from the United States, and the first shipment arrived in El Salvador on October 20th, 2021.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Philippines: Livestock and Poultry Update

FAS Manila raises 2022 pork production by 25,000 MT to 1.025 million MT, as some commercial hog raisers report herd rebuilding efforts. Significant repopulation remains constrained, however, by continued African Swine Fever (ASF) cases and the lack of a vaccine.
Since October 2020, the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality has reported 21 findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) on commercial poultry farms in the Netherlands. The six most recent findings were reported in November...
The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) has published guidelines regarding procedures for sampling, transportation and handling of meat samples that are meant for microbiological monitoring. The standard procedures...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

South Africa: Update HPAI Outbreak

The ongoing outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in South Africa, which began in April 2021, has led to the culling of nearly 3 million birds, primarily layers. While the greatest impact to date has been in the Western Cape, the...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Austria: HPAI Detected on Small Farm in Lower Austria

On November 25, the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety confirmed the first on-farm case of avian influenza this fall.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: HPAI in Hebei Province

On December 1, 2021, China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) notified the U.S. Embassy in Beijing that on November 30, 2021, China detected HPAI (H5N1 subtype) in Hebei Province. China notified the World Organization for Animal...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Hungary: Avian Influenza Returns to Hungary

Hungary regained its avian influenza free status on June 10, 2021, but the disease is now back in the country.
Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

Quarterly Agricultural Export Forecast

FAS and the Economic Research Service jointly publish the quarterly Outlook for U.S. Agricultural Trade. The agricultural export forecast is updated February, May, August, and November.
An investigation conducted by the Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI) has confirmed that the strain of avian influenza that was detected in a laying hen population in Klepp municipality in Rogaland (a county in Western Norway) on November 11, 2021, was a highly pathogenic variant, more specifically H5N1.