Global pork production on the rise
This year will show an increased meat production of 2.3% to about 283
million tons globally, according to the United Nations FAO agrifoods agency
China and Asia in total, will account for two-thirds
of the expansion. As expected, countries high economic growth is supporting the
rise in per capita meat consumption.
Positive producer returns in pork
product during the past few years have led to expansion in many countries.
However, the recent surge in feed prices is expected to temper growth in global
pork production to just more than 3% in 2007, which will be a new high at 110.7
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