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Trade bans disrupt Russian pig sector

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Read our summary of latest developments in the Russian pig meat market.

The Russian pig market has often been unpredictable. However, even by Russian standards the last year has been unusually eventful. With pork imports banned from the EU since this time last year and from Canada & the US, among others, since the summer, supplies have been particularly tight. More recently, the devaluation of the rouble and the collapse in the global oil price have hit the Russian economy.

To read more about the latest developments in the Russian pig market and what they may mean for the EU pig industry, click here.