17 Oct 2016
EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)
22 Oct 2016
Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)
08 Oct 2016
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.
November 2016 rate: €1 = £0.89158 quoted on 27 October 2016.
Source: EU Commission
The EU-Spec SPP continued rising during the week ended 22 October, climbing by 0.83p to reach 145.91p/kg.
The latest edition of our UK pig meat market update is out now.
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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