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

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Headlines in the June 2018 Issue:

US census report rings alarm bells for hog prices
Tariffageddon arrives and US farmers feel the pain
US hog prices are set to fall a long way in H2 2018
Europe’s prices falter but exports hold steady
Mixed picture for Canada’s overseas sales in April
April’s sales hit record numbers for US exporters
OZ pigmeat imports rebound as export growth slows
Japan’s +ve import trend but US exporters lag behind
Korea’s demand for foreign pork keeps on growing
Price rebound may signal reverse for Chinese cycle
One third of EU exports are shipped to the Chinese

News in short covers: Westfleisch results, the National Hog Farmer’s dramatic statement about US hog prices, the UK’s CO2 shortage, the first shipment of pork form the EU to Mexico, the price fixing probe for Hormel/Tyson and others in the USA. And the latest German pig census.

On the back page there is the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the week –the USDA’s projected change in meat supply in the USA in 2019 and the associated changes in US hog prices, and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks.

37 charts and tables in this issue!

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