20 Mar 2017
EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)
25 Mar 2017
Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)
04 Mar 2017
Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)
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.
April 2017 rate: €1 = £0.86385 quoted on 29 March 2017.
Source: EU Commission
The EU-spec SPP rose for the fourth consecutive week, in week ending 25 March. At 151.70p/kg, the current quote is 0.66p up week on week and is almost 39p higher than the same week in 2016.
According to HMRC data published by Global Trade Atlas (hereafter GTA/HMRC), imports of Danish pork to the UK grew by a substantial 73% on the year during 2016, almost reaching 170,000 tonnes shipped weight (sw).
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