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Whole Hog Brief Issue 315 May 2021
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 315 May 2021

Price: £495.00

The first page of the May 2021 issue presents a report on the latest Danish pig census, page 2 describes the latest data for the global pig price index. Page 3 presents the latest charts for the European pig sector’s prices, and export trade. Page 4 describes the Canadians’ February 2021 export numbers. On page 5 the USA’s exports are presented for the same year and month. On page 6 Australia’s trade data are presented – imports and exports in February 2021. On page 7 the downward trend for Japanese demand for imported pork is clear. Pages 8 and 9 present data on the demand for pork imports in South Korea and on the impact of Covid-19 on consumer purchasing behaviour. Pages 10 and 11 describe official data for Chinese pig prices and slaughter numbers, Q1 2021 Chinese pigmeat import data and the Xinfadi market prices report. On the back page there is the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the month; the March 2021 pigmeat cold storage report from the USDA, and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks.

36 tables and charts 12 pages