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WORLD FEED PANORAMA 2018
Compound feed volume trend of top feed-producing territories
Annual volume as percent of previous year
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China's compound feed production fell slightly in 2017, while production increased in the U.S., Brazil, Mexico
and the EU-28.
cent in 2017. However, due to HPAI,
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by 6 percent. Added all up, China
experienced a 0.5 percent drop in
compound feed production compared
was the demand for swine feed, which rose more than 3.5
India has continued to grow in feed production, up
percent in 2017.
5 percent from 2016, rising to the fourth spot of world
Japan's compound feed production rose 1 percent from
compound feed production. According to the USDA,
2016, retaining its spot as the world's eighth top producer.
commercial dairy demand for feed rose 15 percent,
There was a decline in dairy cattle feed, but small increases
with poultry feed increasing more than 4.5 percent.
in the rest of the nation's livestock and poultry sectors.
Despite USDA reports that feed demand in
Thailand's compound feed production rose nearly
Vietnam fell by 15 percent in 2017, the decline was
5.5 percent in 2017. Thai chicken meat production grew
in homemade animal feed, not in manufactured comnearly 3 percent, as swine production slightly declined.
pound feed, a sector that grew 4.5 percent in 2017.
Although small, the Thai aquaculture sector grew dramatPoultry and pig feed grew by 3.5 percent, while aquaically on the strength of a 25 percent increase in shrimp
culture feed increased an impressive 10 percent.
Due primarily to the previously mentioned
HPAI outbreak in South Korea and a decline in
Growth in Europe
cattle feed, national compound feed production fell
Europe and Russia together accounted for 21 percent
by 4.5 percent in 2017. The one bright spot for Korea
of global compound feed production, 1 percent less than
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