Hen meat exports forecast unchanged for Mexico in 2024 – GAIN


Exports for 2023 are 60% decrease than in 2022

calendar icon 11 September 2023

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On account of extra steady buying and selling companion hen meat provides, 2024 hen meat exports are forecast unchanged for Mexico, in accordance with a current US Division of Agriculture (USDA) World Agricultural Info Community (GAIN) report.

Mexico is at present the sixth largest hen meat producer globally and meets near 80% of home hen meat consumption. During the last 10 years, home hen meat manufacturing has grown greater than 30%. 

Whereas imports expanded 45% throughout the identical interval, they’ve continued to account for 20% of home consumption, indicating that development in imports will proceed to be tied to and constrained by general consumption development. 

Mexico’s competitiveness as a poultry producer is pushed by the provision of native labour and entry to a price-competitive provide of considerable feed grains and oilseeds, co-products equivalent to distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS), and different inputs together with poultry genetics from the US.

Exports are forecast unchanged from 2024 at 5,000 MT. Strong demand from home shoppers and unchanged forecast demand from export markets are anticipated to carry exports steady. Though trade goals to extend hen meat exports, together with to seize halal meat markets, over the past 10 years lower than 1% of hen meat manufacturing has been destined for exports.

Exports are forecast at 5,000 MT in 2023, 60% decrease than in 2022. Mexico commerce information exhibits restricted shipments within the first half of the 12 months and U.S. demand is predicted to stay weak for the rest of 2023. Mexico’s exports to the US have been stronger in 2022 as demand rose from the affect of HPAI.


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