The World Meat Economy: Influencing Factors
- Rising Incomes/Urbanisation
- Vertical integration/concentration of output units
- WTO provisions on market access and export subsidies
- Financial and economic uncertainties around the globe since 1997
- Disease Issues: BSE, Avian Flu, FMD in most corners of the world, Swine Fever in EC, and Rift Valley Fever in Near East and Africa.