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

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Whole Hog Brief Issue 215, December 2012Whole Hog Brief Issue 269, June 2017

Whole Hog Brief Issue 269, June 2017 (inc. subscription)
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 269, June 2017 (inc. subscription)

Price: £470.00

The first page of the June 2017 issue presents a review of the latest US Hogs and Pigs report. Page 2 describes the latest forecast for pig production and laughter in the EU. The global pig price cycle is discussed on page 3 and suggests some useful beach alerts for this summer. EU pig price data for May 2017 and export trade data for the first four months of 2017 are examined on page 4 with the changes in prices and exports described there. Page 5 presents the export numbers for Canada – they have rebounded but no complacency needed. On page 6 the USA’s exports are at record highs there may be trouble ahead. On page 7 the trade data for Australian pigmeat are presented.  Page 8 reports on the Japanese imported pork market which still shows growth.  Page 9 reports on the South Korean market in 2017 – it grows and grows. Pages 10 and 11 are devoted to the Chinese market with charts and tables showing how the imported pigmeat trade has behaved in recent years. Page 12 presents the Short View on prices, the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the month – the trend in Australia’s pig number.