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Whole Hog Brief 312 February 2021
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Whole Hog Brief 312 February 2021

Price: £75.00

The first page of the February 2021 issue presents data from the latest Danish pig census.   Page 2 describes the downturn in the global pig price cycle.    Page 3 presents the latest charts for the European pig sector’s prices, and export trade. Page 4 describes the Canadians’ November export numbers. On page 5 the USA’s exports are presented for the same month. On page 6 Australia’s trade data are presented – imports and exports in November and YTD 2020. On page 7 the weakening trend for Japanese demand for imported pork is clear.  Page 8 reports on the continuing fall in demand for pork imports in South Korea and the performance in 2020.  Pages 9 and 10 describe official data for Chinese pig prices, slaughter numbers, and China’s pigmeat imports, a chart of China’s total offal and pork imports 2018-20 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 growth of pigmeat imports into the Philippines. and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks.

39 tables and charts  and 11 pages