Global poultry trade has become highly volatile, with Brazil very much at the centre of the turmoil. Apart from issues surrounding the weak flesh investigation and associated trade implications, the country has also faced a major truckers’ strike, which led to the massive culling of birds. The global turmoil is expected to continue in the second half of 2018, as new issues are set to impact trade, such as rising US/Chinese trade tensions, the recent safeguard measures on Brazilian poultry set by China, and changes to Saudi Arabia’s halal stunning requirements. Click here to read the full article. – Rabobank