Panama: Growth in Egg Production

Last year the estimated national production exceeded 639 million eggs, representing an increase of almost 10% compared to the figure registered in 2015.

Monday, October 16, 2017

ir="ltr">Figures from the National Institute of Statistics show that egg production increased by slightly more than 2 million units between 2015 and 2016, also reflecting an increase in consumption of the product.

See also: "Panama: Poultry Sector Figures in 2016"

Laestrella.com.pa reports that "...With the production achieved in 2016, the average availability per inhabitant ranges from 9.0 to 9.5 kilograms, which means that in a year a person could consume approximately 170 eggs."

"... Estimates of egg production in the country is the result of the Livestock Survey conducted by INEC using a statistical sampling method, through direct interviews with selected producers."

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Poultry Market Figures in Panama

May 2018

In 2017 the contribution of the poultry sector to the Panamanian economy amounted to $373 million, which represents an increase of 26% compared to the figure registered in 2016.

According to data from the National Association of Poultry Farmers of Panama (Anavip), in relation to 2016, last year egg production grew by 8% and chicken meat by 4%, and the activity was concentrated mainly in the provinces of Western Panama, Veraguas, Coclé, Colón, Los Santos and Chiriqui.  

Panama: Poultry Sector Figures in 2016

May 2017

The Panamanian producers' association reports that last year 104 million chickens were slaughtered and total egg production amounted to 654 million.

Figures from the National Poultry Association of Panama (Anavip) indicate an increase not only in poultry production but also in consumption. According to the National Poultry Activity Performance Index 2016, "... per capita chicken meat consumption stood at 90 lbs (41 kg), increasing by 3 lbs per person between 2015 and last year." 

Nicaragua: Optimism Over Egg Production

February 2017

Driven by an increase in local consumption, the Nicaraguan poultry union plans to produce 766 million units this year.

The National Association of Poultry Farmers and Food Producers (ANAP) reports that the illegal entry of the product is one of the factors that is preventing them from raising production further in order to support the growth in consumption.

Nicaragua: Growing Production and Consumption of Eggs

March 2016

Poultry farmers this year projected they will produce 657 million units, 11% more than last year.

The Nicaraguan Egg Commission in conjunction with the National Association of Poultry Farmers and Food Producers (ANAP) has projected an 11% increase in production of egg units this 2016, thanks to the fact that in November 2015 the sector had grown by 9.2 % and it reached 18.1 million boxes in the first eleven months of the year, reported Elnuevodiario.com.ni.

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