revised slightly higher by 4,000 metric
tons, reflecting increased shipments to
IMPORTS TO DECLINE
China broiler production to
rise 4% in 2011
China’s broiler meat production
is expected to grow by 4% in 2011,
according to a report by the U.S.
Department of Agriculture’s Foreign
Agricultural Service, reaching 13
million metric tons by the end of the
In addition, China’s broiler meat
imports will decline 20% to 230,000
metric tons, following a 28% drop
in 2010 due mostly to sharply lower
imports from the U.S. resulting from
China’s measures of anti-dumping
duties (beginning February 2010) and
countervailing duties (in August 2010)
on U.S. broiler products.
The country’s broiler exports are
expected to increase 8% to 410,000 metric
tons following strong 2010 sales.
for a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The award was presented to Rueger
for his accomplishments in expanding
Eastern Poultry and the family business
in the industry. Rueger joined his
father at Eastern Poultry in 1970, then
opened Brandywine Foods in 1981 to
expand Eastern Poultry’s presence in
the further-processing business. He
sold that business to Tyson Foods in
1992 and since then has focused on
growing Eastern Poultry.
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DOMESTIC OUTPUT TO RISE
Russia chicken imports may
drop 39% in 2011
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of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural
Service, Russian broiler imports may
drop 39% to 375,000 metric tons this
year, from 618,000 metric tons in
2010, as Russian domestic poultry
Total domestic consumption in
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million tons from an estimated 2.926
million in 2010, said the FAS.
Broiler-meat production may jump
9% to 2.52 million tons from 2.312
million in 2010.
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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Tom Rueger presented
with NPFDA award
The National Poultry & Food
Distributors Association tapped Tom
Rueger of Eastern Poultry Distributors
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