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Mexico's trade policy, in addition
to not charging compensatory duties
for dumping, is to keep open quotas.
Brazil's quota, for instance, is about to
be filled. Mexican poultry producers do
not welcome poultry negotiations with
the South American country.
"The fear that we have is that the volume will be
expanded, since it does not expire until December 2019,"
Calderón said.

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the commercialization support the Mexican government
offers for its sorghum and corn crops.

The problem with insecurity

A change in government  

In terms of production, the challenge is insecurity.
In December 2018, Mexican President Andrés Manuel
Calderón is concerned because uncertainty brings a strong
López Obrador took office and began to establish a new
effect on investment projections. But, the insecurity is also
government promising different policies for the secondlegal and economic.
most-populous nation in North America. On the political
In addition, there are things that can get out of control,
side, the poultry industry is facing change. But at the
such as the sanitary or climatological variables, and other
moment, the expectation is to get to know what the new
things that can happen unexpectedly like the outbreak of
approach will be.
avian influenza or Newcastle disease. With the current
issue of Newcastle in the U.S., the Mexican
Expectations for Mexican
industry is on high alert because it relies on the
poultry production in 2019
U.S. for poultry genetics.
2018 volume 2019 volume in Increase in production
On the legal front, Calderón spoke about the
Product
in metric tons* metric tons**
2019 vs. 2018 (%)
formation of new public policies, the certainty
given to investments and the ease of creating a
Eggs
2,779,582
2,849,071
2.5
new poultry insurance fund. In fact, that fund is
already created but is not yet in operation. It is
Chicken
3,485,417
3,589,330
3.0
in an administrative process within the country's
treasury and is expected to begin operations soon.
Turkey
10,741
11,815
10.0
Total

6,275,740

6,450,216

2.8

Eggs as a basic consumer good

Among the institutions created by the new
government is the Food Security Agency, known
Mexican poultry production is expected to grow by about 3% in 2019.
by its acronym in Spanish as Segalmex. Since
eggs and chicken represent 60% of the animal
Any public policy influencing the food supply will
protein consumed by Mexicans, the possibility of adding
have a direct effect on the poultry industry's final
eggs as basic consumer goods is being considered.
product. There has never been a specific public policy
César Quesada, chairman of the UNA's Board of
for the Mexican poultry industry, as there has been
Directors, recently spoke with Segalmex Director Ignacio
for the livestock sector or other agricultural sectors.
Valle to explain the advantages of the poultry industry and
Nevertheless, the industry has benefited indirectly from
in particular the egg sector. Eggs do not require the same
*Projection
**Preliminary estimate
Source: Mexican National Poultry Producers Association (Unión Nacional de Avicultores), January 2019

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Contents
Editor’s Comment
Japan’s poultry production continues to grow
Italian consumers purchasing higher-value eggs
SPACE to focus on many issues facing agriculture
Big data: connecting the chicken and the egg
To meet cage-free pledges, US industry will need to grow 3 times faster
Mexico’s poultry industry growing despite uncertainty
UK poultry research facility opens with unique advantages
Working toward a better understanding of poultry dysbiosis
4 major additives that replace antibiotics with success
How to avoid bottlenecks when packing processed poultry
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