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Price Trends

17 Oct 2016

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

143.48 (-1.3p/kg)

22 Oct 2016

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

171.03 (-8.87%)

08 Oct 2016

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.59 (-0.88%)

1. Import Custom Duties

Specific import customs duties are converted to sterling using the market rate of exchange published in the Official Journal of the European Union on the penultimate working day of the previous month.

November 2016 rate: €1 = £0.89158 quoted on 27 October 2016.

Source: EU Commission

1. UK pig prices - week ended 22 October 2016

The EU-Spec SPP continued rising during the week ended 22 October, climbing by 0.83p to reach 145.91p/kg.

2. November UK Pig Meat Market Update out now

The latest edition of our UK pig meat market update is out now.

3. Tighter supplies ahead in EU but limited price support

The reduction in the EU pig breeding herd recorded in the year to June 2016 is expected to lead to some reduction in supplies over the coming months. However, uncertainty about future export prospects and subdued EU consumer demand may prevent prices rising any further. These were among the conclusions drawn from this week’s meeting of the EU Commission’s pig meat forecasts working group.

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31 October 2016

South of the Humber Pig Discussion Group

Elsham Golf Club, Barton Rod, Elsham, Brigg, North Lincolnshire DN20 OLS

52.598876, -1.466881

01 November 2016

Garth North Pig Club

Lamb Inn, Main Street, Rainton, Thirsk YO7 3PH

54.172374, -1.431431

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