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

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Headlines in the April 2019 Issue:

US hog prices jump, but we have been here before
Global prices spike but are not yet in uncharted territory
US exports to China have jumped—but aren’t flying
Global price cycle turns up: US price spike seems to stall
EU prices level off in April—Jan-Feb exports move up
Canada’s exports slump to USA but jump to China
“Stiff headwinds” for US exports: plea to mend trade
Balance of trade in pork moves against OZ producers
Japan’s imports favour EU & Canada in February data
Hints of a slowdown in latest Korean pork import data
Price signals and herd census data not clear in China

the FAO’s latest risks to animal health report, CPF’s purchase of Hylife, results for Tyson Foods and its CEO’s comments on ASF, and the WH Group’s results and views on ASF in China. On the back page there is the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the week – the delayed US pork exports data for January 2019, and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks. .

35 charts and tables in this issue!

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