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Price Trends

12 Mar 2018

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

132.95 (1.39p/kg)

17 Feb 2018

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

185.79 (12.52%)

10 Feb 2018

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.73 (-0.07%)

1. GB pig prices steady on the week

In the week ended 10 March the EU-spec SPP remained steady on the week, rising by a modest 0.05p to 145.71p/kg. The price stood 4p below year earlier levels when, in the equivalent week last year, prices were rising.

2. Pockets of improvement for EU pig meat consumption

Last year was a somewhat mixed picture for household pig meat purchases in the key EU consuming countries.

3. Modest start for 2018 pig meat trade

Despite significant growth in production in January, UK pork exports were less than 1% higher than year earlier levels during the month, totalling 17,000 tonnes.

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20 March 2018

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