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A few words from John Strak, the Editor of Whole Hog....

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Headlines in the December 2018 Issue:


US herd expands again, prices trend downwards
InterPIG report ranks global producers in farming KPIs
British producers’ KPIs improve, but is it fast enough?
Global prices drift downwards at the 2018 year end
Change in EU pig slaughter (‘000 tonnes, 2018/17 up to August)
Gloomy outlook as global prices reset to a negative trend
EU prices get to the year-end via a (weak) Santa rally
Canadian exporters gain ground in the last quarter
US exports fall as USMEF cites “hopeful” trade talks
Value of Australian pigmeat exports, Oct 2013-Oct 2018
OZ export trade in pigmeat show growth in Sept/Q3 2018
OZ exports stumble in October, imports bounce back
October trade data show rebound in Japan’s imports
Boom time for imports of pork into South Korea
Few signs of ASF or US trade war hitting China’s prices

On the back page there is the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the week – the latest news on ASF outbreaks in China, and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks.

41 charts and tables in this issue!

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