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Price Trends

22 May 2017

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

148.75 (2.84p/kg)

20 May 2017

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

167.94 (-2.6%)

06 May 2017

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

3.85 (-1.1%)

1. Import Custom Duties

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.

June 2017 rate: €1 = £0.87190 quoted on 26 May 2017.

Source: EU Commission

1. Search starts for hero of the pig industry

The hunt is on to find one exceptional individual to receive the pig industry’s most prestigious award.

2. UK Pig Prices- week ended 20 May

The upward trend in GB pig prices continued in week ended 20 May, with the EU-spec SPP rising 0.76p to stand at 159.21p/kg.

3. EU economic recovery continues but consumer spending set to slow

The European Commission (EC) has released its latest economic forecast (Spring 2017), which predicts the likely shape of the EU and member state economies through to 2018.

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08 June 2017

'Farming Fit For Food' Nuffield International Conference & Dinner

East Midlands Conference Centre University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RJ

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08 June 2017

People Management Skills - Half day Workshop on 'Developing yourself and your staff to work efficiently'

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