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  1. Business - Companies

    Yum China sales recovering from food safety, bird flu concerns

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 12:33pm by Reuters

    ... drastically hit by a food safety scare and a bird flu outbreak. The company posted an estimated 10 per cent drop in June sales- a smaller decline than in May when sales began to moderate. June results ... in the mainstream media and on Weibo, the China equivalent to popular US social media site Twitter. In April, just as those issues began to wane, reports about a new bird flu outbreak in the country picked ...

  2. News - China

    China bans Arkansas poultry after mild bird flu strain

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 09:55am by Reuters

    ... incident,” Moore said. Arkansas is the second largest US chicken producer behind Georgia. In June, tests found about eight birds in an Arkansas flock of 9,000 breeder chickens in Scott County were positive for the H7N7 low-pathogen avian flu, a state poultry official said at the time. The flock was humanly euthanised and buried and the eggs they produced were destroyed. The influenza ...

  3. Business - Money - PHARMACEUTICALS

    Bird flu fears spark stock stampede

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com Rush into drug plays as speculation mounts over how outbreak of new strain will develop Bird flu fears spark stock stampede Domestic drug makers surged on mainland stock exchanges yesterday as investors rushed into the sector on speculation a new strain of bird flu could spread further and create a spike in demand for related medicines. Analysts said ...

  4. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    China bird flu ‘devastates’ poultry business

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai China’s deadly bird flu outbreak has dealt a “devastating” blow to the nation’s poultry sector, an industry group said on Tuesday, with sales reportedly ... the infection is passing from birds to humans. “The impact is extremely big. It’s really a devastating blow to the market for broilers,” said Qiu Baoqin, vice-secretary general of China’s National ...

  5. Business - Economy

    Bird flu outbreak costs China's poultry industry US$65b

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing China’s human H7N9 bird flu outbreak has cost the country’s poultry industry more than 400 billion yuan (HK$500 billion) as consumers shun chicken, government officials said according to state media Monday. The sector has been losing an average of one billion yuan a day since the end of March, the Beijing Times said, citing Li Xirong, head ...

  6. Business - Companies - RESTAURANTS

    Bird flu adds to KFC's China woes

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... on the mainland plunged 29 per cent last month as concerns about the safety of its chicken and the spread of bird flu prompted customers to stay away from its KFC restaurants. While the company said ... sophisticated." Bird flu adds to KFC's mainland woes ...

  7. Business - Money - STOCKS

    Bird flu scare gives shot in the arm to vaccine shares

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 03:05pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu jeanny.yu@scmp.com But mainland poultry companies take a hit as panic selling sets in over fears of a mass cull Bird flu scare gives shot in the arm to vaccine shares Vaccine shares rose while mainland poultry companies declined on the stock market yesterday as the H7N9 bird flu scare in eastern China triggered speculation that Beijing could order a cull to prevent ...

  8. Business - Economy - CHINA

    Bird flu seen as curb on inflation

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren

    ... CPI growth expected to ease as mainlanders stop buying chicken and pork products The H7N9 bird flu outbreak has already had an impact on stocks of firms in expected sectors, ... that it is difficult to gauge the bird flu's impact on key indicators, economists said it would certainly drag down CPI growth. Consumer prices rose a less-than-expected 2.1 per cent last month. Food ...

  9. Business - Money

    Bird flu, property curbs hit Shanghai market

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:33pm by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu China’s onshore market slumped on Monday when trading resumed after the four-day Qingming festival, when stocks were hit by bird flu jitters and by fresh moves to curb Beijing’s ... which were seen as frontline casualties of any widespread outbreak of the new bird flu variant. So far, six people have died from H7N9. Mainland carriers slumped, on speculation that tourism ...

  10. Business - Companies - BIRD FLU

    China bird flu threatens KFC parent Yum’s winning streak

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 10:37am

    ... KFC parent Yum Brands warned that a new bird flu outbreak in China badly hit restaurant sales there this month, even as the company also reported a sharper-than-expected slide in March ... on KFC sales,” the company said in a regulatory filing. Yum did not quantify the impact. The bird flu outbreak has already sickened 33 and killed ten people, as Chinese authorities try to clamp ...




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