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Dutch pork exports to non-EU destinations increase

30 December 2015

Dutch pork exports from January to September increased by 8% to 638,700 tonnes, compared to the same period in 2014.

Feed market update - 23 December 2015

23 December 2015

Read our latest summary of developments on global markets for cereals and oilseeds.

UK pig prices - week ended 19 December 2015

23 December 2015

In the week ended 19 December, the EU-Spec SPP fell by 0.93p to 124.23p/kg.

January UK Pig Meat Market Update out now

23 December 2015

The latest edition of our UK pig meat market update is out now.

The changing seasonality of pig prices

21 December 2015

The seasonality of GB pig prices has started to diverge away from the usual trend.

Record EU pork exports in October

18 December 2015

As has been the case in most recent months, the Chinese market dominated EU pork exports in October, taking them to a record level.

UK herd figure revised marginally higher

17 December 2015

The latest revision to the DEFRA June Survey had very little impact on the provisional data which was released earlier this year.

UK production growth slows in November

17 December 2015

UK pig meat production during November was only 1% higher than a year earlier, at 75,300 tonnes, according to latest figures from Defra.

UK PIG PRICES - WEEK ENDED 12 DECEMBER 2015

16 December 2015

In the week ended 12 December, the EU-Spec SPP fell by 0.45p to 125.16p/kg compared to the previous week while slaughterings increased.

FEED MARKET UPDATE - 16 DECEMBER 2015

16 December 2015

Read our latest summary of developments on global markets for cereals and oilseeds.

Producer share of retail price steady in November

15 December 2015

Farmgate prices fell once again in November, to the lowest level this year, leading to the share of retail price received by producers staying at 34%, despite lower retail prices.

Russian imports run lower than 2014

15 December 2015

In the first nine months of the year, Russian pork imports amounted to 212,000 tonnes, down by 22% year on year.

UK pork imports up again in October

14 December 2015

For the third time in four months, UK pork imports rose strongly, compared with a year earlier, in October.

EU prices hit new lows

14 December 2015

Since its most recent peak in late September, the EU average pig price has fallen for 11 consecutive weeks, losing over €22 per 100kg during that time. The latest quote, for week ended 6 December, was €126.35 per 100kg, the lowest level recorded since April 2005. In sterling terms, the average price has now dropped below 90p/kg.

EU pig meat production down in September

14 December 2015

For the first time this year, EU pig meat production was lower than a year earlier in September, albeit only marginally.

UK PIG PRICES - WEEK ENDED 05 DECEMBER 2015

09 December 2015

In the week ended 5 December, the EU-spec SPP averaged 125.61p/kg, recording a fall of 0.39p compared to the previous week with demand remaining under pressure.

FEED MARKET UPDATE - 09 DECEMBER 2015

09 December 2015

Read our latest summary of developments on global markets for cereals and oilseeds.

Further growth in Irish pork exports

09 December 2015

In the first nine months of 2015, Ireland exported 121,600 tonnes of pork, 9% more than the same period in 2014.

Global pork prices remain at low levels

09 December 2015

Global pork export prices have been under continued pressure throughout 2015.

Physical performance improvements stall

09 December 2015

As reported recently, the estimated cost of pig production in the third quarter of 2015 was little changed from the previous three months. Although prices for feed and other inputs play a big part in determining production costs, physical performance also contributes.

EU weaner prices remain at low levels

07 December 2015

The average EU weaner price for the week ended 29 November stood at €33.14 per head. Prices this year have followed the trend which occurred in 2014, peaking during April and dropping off throughout the second half of the year.

Slow growth forecast for EU pig meat

07 December 2015

EU pig meat production is expected to grow only slowly over the next decade, according to the EU Commission’s newly published Medium-term Outlook report.

January start confirmed for EU Private Storage Aid

07 December 2015

On Wednesday 2 December, EU Member States approved plans to open Private Storage Aid (PSA) for pig meat from Monday 4 January 2016.

Both fresh pork and bacon sales under pressure

02 December 2015

Over the 12 week period ending 8 November 2015 the volume of pork retail sales continued to fall with 560,000 fewer shoppers buying than a year earlier according to Kantar Worldpanel.

UK PIG PRICES - WEEK ENDED 29 NOVEMBER 2015

02 December 2015

The EU-spec SPP fell once again in the week ended 28 November by 0.28p to 126.00p/kg in comparison to the previous week.

FEED MARKET UPDATE - 02 DECEMBER 2015

02 December 2015

Read our latest summary of developments on global markets for cereals and oilseeds.

Further rise in Spanish pork exports

02 December 2015

Spanish pork exports in the first nine months of 2015 increased by 17% year on year, totalling 890,800 tonnes setting yet another record.