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Whole Hog Brief Issue 293, June 2019
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 293, June 2019

Price: £495.00

The first page of the June 2019 issue presents the latest results from the US hogs and pigs report. Page 2 presents charts of global pig prices (US, EU Canada and Brazil) and charts of the largest global pigmeat exporters. Page 3 details the current state of the global pig price cycle. Page 4 presents the price charts for European pig prices in the last three months. Page 5 describes the Canadian s’ April export numbers – dominated by the Chinese trade. On page 6 the USA’s exports are presented for April 2019 – they are poor. On page 7 Australia’s trade data are presented – imports stall and exports rebound. On page 8 we see the trend for Japanese demand for imported pork has recovered in April. Page 9 reports on a weakening of South Korea’s pork imports in May 2019. Page 10 describes official data for Chinese slaughter, breeding herd and pig prices.

Page 11 presents the news in short with short reports on UK producer margins, ASF in Vietnam and Poland, Tönnies, Rabobank, CP Group, Cherkizovo, Russian pigmeat supplies in 20198, approval of UK plants for export to China, and the US cold storage report.

On the back page there is the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the week – the seasonal pattern of China’s hog prices, and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks.

39 tables and charts