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Whole Hog Brief Issue 284, September 2018Whole Hog Brief Issue 202, November 2011

Whole Hog Brief Issue 286,November 2018
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 286,November 2018

Price: £75.00

The first page of the November 2018 issue presents a review of the latest Danish pig census – a downturn may be imminent, Page 2 reports on the YTD August 2018 pig slaughter and pigmeat production data for the EU member states. Page 3 reports on the global pig price cycle. Page 4 presents the EU pig price data for November 2018 and export trade data for YTD September 2018. Page 5 presents the export sales data for Canada – at last they look positive. On page 6 the USA’s exports have slowed again – volume and value of exports are down in September. On page7 the rise and fall of US pork and offal exports to China are charted. Page 8 reports on the trend for Japanese demand for imported pork – it may be levelling off. Page 9 reports on growth in the South Korean market in October – it’s booming. Page 10 reports on the Chinese market: slaughter numbers appear to be slowing. Page 11 presents short news items covering: CSF in Japan, Danish Crown’s results, Miratorg’s progress, the official view on ASF and China’s hog prices, and Cranswick’s H1 interim results

On the back page there is the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the week – the UK’s position in the European productivity league table as estimated by InterPIG, and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks.

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