Analysis of Poultry Meat Market in the E.U.-27

Ion Pirvutoiu, Agatha Popescu

Abstract


The paper aimed to present the evolution of poultry meat market in the E.U.-27 in the period 2007-2009 by means ofthe specific indicators: poultry livestock, poultry meat production and trade both at member state level and atcommunity level. The analysis has pointed out that despite that poultry stock was reduced by 6.10 %, poultry meatproduction increased by 10.70%, import increased by 9.18% and export by 11.31%. This was due to the fact thatmany people are oriented to poultry meat which is a white and lean meat, rich in high value protein, it has lesscholesterol and a high digestibility, a nice flavor when it is prepared. In 2009, Romania was situated on the 9thposition among the EU countries concerning poultry livestock and meat production, on the 11th position concerningpoultry meat export and on the 5th position regarding import. As a conclusion, the EU is an important producer,exporter and importer of poultry meat and in the coming years it is expected a continuous increase of production.

Keywords


analysis; E.U.; market; meat; poultry

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