With no new confirmed cases of the H7N9 virus on the Chinese mainland for more than a week, Shanghai is planning to allow cold-processed poultry meat onto the market by the end of May, giving the heavily hit poultry industry a chance at recovery. In a meeting organized by the city’s agriculture authority on Thursday [May 16, 2013], most participants suggested that live poultry markets would eventually be shut down…Full-text article: China Daily May 2013

Key point

  • From May 12th to May 15th, the price of dressed chicken rose from CNY 12.97 to 13.51 per kg (US$2.11 to $2.15), which was 4.2% lower than last year’s price

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