Thai frozen meat exports on the rise

African swine fever has given a big boost to Thailand chicken exports to China, according to the Thai Office of Agricultural Economics.

Frozen chicken exports to China from Jan-Oct, 2019 surged 469% to 55, 401 tonnes, worth 5.09 billion baht, up from 11,795 tonnes, worth 1.1 billion baht. Also, frozen chicken exports to South Korea soared 46% to 34,696 tonnes, worth 4.1 billion baht, up from 23,795 tonnes, worth 2.9 billion baht.

Frozen and chilled pork exports were reported at 10,107 tonnes vs 8,736 tonnes, up 25.68% year-on-year.