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Coronavirus wreaks havoc on international poultry trade

For some countries, ongoing battle has paralyzed supply chain.


March 5, 2020
By Poultry World

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Analysts believe China’s supply of poultry and egg products are likely to be affected over the next 6 months due to the ongoing battle against Coronavirus.

Poultry prices have fallen sharply in recent weeks with restrictions placed on moving birds and factories closing for extended periods, effectively paralyzing the supply chain.

Meanwhile, in India the sale of poultry products and eggs has declined in the light of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Wholesalers have reported a fall of 50 per cent for poultry products, while retailers have seen sales plunge by between 25 to 30 per cent.

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