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Price Trends

11 Nov 2019

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

158.31 (0.24p/kg)

16 Nov 2019

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

187.27 (2.12%)

02 Nov 2019

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.84 (0.12%)

1. GB finished pig prices continue to move up

GB finished pig prices continued their upward trajectory in the week ending 16 November. This puts prices over 14p above both the same week last year and the five-year average.

2. UK pork imports and exports up in September

The UK’s pork export market has continued to perform well for another month. In September, shipments of fresh/frozen pork were up 8% on the year, at 21,500 tonnes

3. French pork: production up, imports down, exports up

French pig prices usually follow the trend of other EU pig prices, although they are usually at a discount to the EU reference price. 2019 has been no different.

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