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Top 10 US Poultry Markets


Top 10 US Poultry Markets

1. Mexico ($1.2 billion in U.S. imports in 2014)
Mostly imports poultry meat and eggs, as well as fertilized eggs for hatching. Currently banning imports of fresh and frozen poultry and poultry products from birds originating from, slaughtered or processed in 10 affected states. Exceptions for raw poultry shipped for thermal processing or heat treatment in Mexico. On Tuesday, the country expanded the ban to live birds and eggs from Iowa.

2. Canada ($589 million)
Banning imports of raw poultry and products from or near affected counties in seven states and all counties in six states. Also barring imports of certain processed products.

3. Hong Kong ($521 million)
Banning imports of poultry meat and poultry meat products from birds raised, processed, slaughtered or shipped from affected counties in 13 affected states on or after specific dates. Fully cooked or heat treated products exempt.

4. China ($315 million)
All U.S. poultry and products banned since January 2015.

5. Angola ($264 million)
All U.S. poultry and products banned since January 2015.

6. Russia ($150 million)
All U.S. poultry and products banned since August 2014 as part of response to sanctions from the United States and Europe over Russia's annexation of Crimea.

7. Cuba ($148 million)
Banning imports of poultry and poultry products from birds raised, processed, slaughtered or stored in 13 states with HPAI on or after specific dates as well as New Jersey where a strain of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) was discovered.

8. Taiwan ($143 million)
Banning imports of poultry meat and products from 13 states affected with HPAI and one with LPAI shipped on or after specific dates.

9. South Korea ($113 million)
All non-heat treated U.S. poultry and products from birds slaughtered and processed on or after Nov. 25, 2014, are banned. The restrictions include shipments to U.S. military in South
Korea.

10. Guatemala ($104 million)
Banning imports of poultry and poultry products from birds originating from or slaughtered in affected counties in 13 affected states on or after specific dates.

- Reuters

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