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Average price maintained, upper range deleted

Germany: V- price 2.25 €/ kg (range 2.25 – 2.25 €/kg)                                               The weekly slaughter numbers were higher again at 729,433 pigs ( previous week 723,913) , and the slaughter weights increased only slightly at 97.5 kg . Pre-registrations remained at a comparatively high level at 264,200 pigs (previous week 267,300) . At the ISN auction on Tue. 26.09 2023, due to a...
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  • supply tends to increase
  • seasonally weak demand

ZMP Market Analyses

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  • Little movement in the global pork market

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