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Where is China sourcing its pork? (November 2019)

African swine fever (ASF) has been decimating China’s pig herd for over a year now. With China now in a protein deficit, market analyst Felicity Rusk takes a look at where the world’s largest consumer of pork is importing its pig meat from.

What moves the SPP? (October 2019)

This month, we look at how the SPP is calculated, and what does (and doesn’t) cause it to move each week.

Domestic demand still limiting pig prices (September 2019)

Since our last update, the SPP has shown little movement. Nonetheless, EU markets have returned to growth, and reports suggest demand from China is starting to escalate again. In the September edition of Pork Talk, Bethan Wilkins assesses whether British prices could also return to an upward trend.

You can find the full series of Pork Talk videos on YouTube.