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Price Trends

16 Apr 2018

EU Reference Price (p/kg dwt)

125.36 (-0.94p/kg)

14 Apr 2018

Est GB clean pig Slaughterings (000 head)

173.19 (14.86%)

07 Apr 2018

Est GB weekly sow slaughterings (000 head)

4.16 (-0.62%)

1. Week-on-week gains in GB pig prices

In the week ended 14 April, the EU-spec SPP rose slightly by 0.28p to stand at 145.16p/kg.

2. UK pork exports pick up in February

High levels of domestic production in February helped boost UK pork exports by 10% compared to year earlier levels.

3. Producer share of retail price drops slightly

The producer’s share of the pork retail price in March stood at 39%, which is a fall of one percentage point month-on-month, according to estimates by AHDB. Currently the share stands around one and a half percentage points below year earlier levels.

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