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Price Trends

15 Aug 2016

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

140.0 (1.84p/kg)

20 Aug 2016

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

182.83 (3.6%)

06 Aug 2016

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.9 (0.66%)

1. Trade a key issue for post-Brexit pork sector

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union will have far-reaching effects on the pork sector.

2. WTO rule Russian ban unlawful

A WTO review panel have declared that the import ban on EU live pigs, fresh pork and other pig products imposed by Russia in early 2014 is against international trade rules.

3. UK pig prices - week ended 20 August 2016

The EU-spec SPP continued to rise in week ended 20 August, up 1.01p to 136.01p/kg.

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03 October 2016

Darlington Pig Discussion Group

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17 October 2016

Focus Farm Quarterly Meeting (off-farm)


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