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(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Byline: Anne Nerissa C. Alina
The Philippines aims to import 2 million kilograms (kgs.) more of chicken, in addition to the 3 million kgs. imports approved by the Department of Agriculture last month, to prevent a shortfall of supply of poultry in the coming holiday season.
United Broiler Raisers Association (UBRA) president Gregorio A. San Diego said in a phone interview yesterday that representatives of his group met with officials of the Agriculture department last weekend and they were able to decide on the additional 2 million kgs. of chicken imports. Agriculture officials were not available to confirm this …