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Slight easing in GB pig prices

08 August 2018

During the week ending 4 August, movement in the EU-spec SPP was reasonably subdued yet again.

GB pig feed production climbs during the first half of 2018

08 August 2018

During the first half of the year, GB compound pig feed production has increased by 1.8% on the same period in 2017 to 899,000 tonnes, according to latest AHDB/Defra data.

Little movement in EU sow prices

07 August 2018

In the past three months, prices for EU sows have remained reasonably steady.

Chinese pig prices still weak- trade outlook looks bleak?

07 August 2018

Chinese live pig prices have been weak throughout the year, and while there has been some upward momentum since May, prices are still around 10% lower than year earlier levels.

Straw prices continue to trend at high levels

06 August 2018

Recently straw prices have been at record breaking highs.

Another steady week for GB pig prices

01 August 2018

The EU-spec SPP continued to be steady in the week ended 28 July, moving down by only 0.08p on the week, to reach 150.26p/kg.

Risks higher supply availability will keep prices under pressure

31 July 2018

AHDB has recently reviewed the UK pig meat supplies forecast, produced in April.

Japanese pork imports pick up in Q2

31 July 2018

Japan is a key market for high value pig meat products; it has the highest value pork import market across the globe, worth 491 billion Japanese Yen in 2017.

South Korean pork imports still building

31 July 2018

Despite previous expectations that import demand could decline this year, South Korean pork imports were up 15% year-on-year for the first half of 2018, at 294,400 tonnes.

EU pig prices in a holding pattern

31 July 2018

In early July, the average price of pigs traded in the EU remained stable, following some modest volatility earlier in the year. The EU average pig reference price has therefore been around the €145/100kg level since early June.