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Whole Hog Brief Issue 297, October 2019WholeHogIssue226,November 2013

Whole Hog Brief Issue 297, October 2019
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 297, October 2019

Price: £75.00


The first page of the October 2019 issue presents a report on the Herning Congress in Denmark. Page 2 presents a brief summary of a presentation on competitiveness of Danish pig production and some metrics for Danish productivity. Web links are provided.  On page 3 there are charts describing the forecast for pig slaughter in 2019/2020 in the EU, and the pig census numbers for mid-2019.Page 4 presents the charts for the global pig price index and its components.  Page 5 presents the price charts for European pig prices in the last three months. Page 6 describes the Canadians’ August export numbers – the China ban has hit the Canucks hard. On page 7 the USA’s exports are presented for August 2019 – they have improved significantly as the China trade has resumed. On page 8 Australia’s trade data are presented – imports soar and exports dive in August 2019. On page 9 we see the positive trend for Japanese demand for imported pork is maintained.  Page 10 reports on the continuing fall in demand for pork imports in South Korea in September 2019. Page 11 describes official data for Chinese slaughter, its breeding herd and pig prices.

On the back page there is the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the week – the changes in the price paid for piglets in the EU, and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks.

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