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Price Trends

17 Sep 2018

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

131.14 (-4.05p/kg)

15 Sep 2018

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

172.04 (2.79%)

01 Sep 2018

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.03 (-1.49%)

1. Pig prices soften slightly

During the week ended 15 September pig prices continued on their downward trajectory of late. The EU spec SPP fell by 0.28p, to 147.77p/kg. The price is currently 14.56p below last year’s price.

2. EU competes on price as pork exports grow in July

In a continuation of the trend recorded in June, EU exports of fresh and frozen pork rose by 3% in July compared with a year earlier, to 164,000 tonnes, according to data from Eurostat. However, export prices across the region remained around 14% lower than a year ago, leading to the value of July exports falling by 9% year-on-year to €359 million.

3. UK pork exports fall and imports rise in July

During July, exports of fresh/frozen pork fell by 10% when compared to a year earlier, to total 16,400 tonnes, with a decline in value of 9%, to £22.3 million.

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