China lifts 19-year ban on poultry imports from Kazakhstan

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Published Feb 19, 2024

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China has ended a 16-year ban on poultry imports from Kazakhstan, which was initially imposed due to bird flu outbreaks. This decision is anticipated to boost Kazakhstan's poultry production and job market. However, Kazakhstan is bracing for a potential domestic shortage due to issues in Russia, which provides 13% of its poultry. The country is also in talks with China over veterinary requirements for poultry exports. Kazakh poultry producers are lobbying the government to limit imports to facilitate their expansion.
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Chinese authorities have withdrawn a ban on poultry imports from Kazakhstan imposed following a series of bird flu outbreaks in the country in 2005. In the long run, the move is expected to boost Kazakh poultry production, though, in the short term, the country is braced for a possible shortage in the domestic market owing to continuing turbulence in neighbouring Russia. Kazakhstan has already entered into negotiations with China about the veterinary requirements farmers must comply with to begin exporting poultry products. ALSO READ: Kazakhstan sees no point in reviving domestic crossbreeds “China is very promising for Kazakh businesses, though it is difficult to compete in this market. For Kazakhstan, this [opening of the Chinese market] means creating new jobs and increasing production volume. This is a good development. But we need to take this seriously and work out all the details,” commented Kairat Maishev, president of the Kazakh union of egg manufacturers. Ruslan ...
Source: Poultryworld
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