In 2023, poultry production is expected to remain stable at 14.3 million metric tons. White feather broilers’ share of overall chicken production is expected to increase, while yellow feather broiler production is expected to decline. In 2023, imports (excluding paws) are expected to reach 750 thousand MT from lower 2022 rates. China currently restricts imports of select U.S. poultry and poultry products from several locations based on concerns over highly pathogenic avian influenza. China’s exports in 2023 are expected to increase 5 percent to 575 thousand MT as demand resumes in mature and new markets.
USDA GAIN Reports from September 16, 2022
Por Hélio Sirimarco