17 Sep 2018
EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)
15 Sep 2018
Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)
01 Sep 2018
Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)
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.
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.
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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