August 7, 2019

Mexico: Continued demand drives higher poultry production and imports

High demand for poultry meat and eggs continue to drive continued growth in Mexican domestic poultry production. Imports from the United States supply the majority of Mexico’s additional needs for chicken and turkey meat for further processing, although Brazil is gaining market share by supplying frozen product under Mexico’s tariff rate quota for third countries. In May 2019, Mexico increased the volume of the quota by 55,000 metric tons (MT) in, bringing the quota total to 355,000 MT.  Read more

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