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AHDB Pork Yearbook 2017/18
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Price Trends

14 May 2018

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

122.81 (-1.54p/kg)

12 May 2018

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

171.73 (3.42%)

05 May 2018

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.53 (-0.95%)

2. Cost of Production and Net Margins

Estimated cost of pig production and estimated net margins

1. EU exports decline in March

The EU exported 190,300 tonnes of pork in March, 8% less than last year, according to the latest data from Eurostat. Average prices also fell by 7%, and so the fall in the value of exports was down by 15% on year earlier levels, at €432 million.

2. Producer share of retail price falls marginally

During April, the share of the pork retail price received by producers stood just below 39%, according to AHDB estimates.

3. Far East holds export hopes for pork sector

The Asia-Pacific region continues to offer opportunities for the UK pork sector – but industry must continue to work hard to ensure UK products are at the top of the list for importers.

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