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The supply backlog is increasing

Germany: The living supply continues to increase. Prices unchanged. The slaughter numbers of the previous week rose again to 822,685 (previous week 811752), the slaughter weights are already 98.6 kg . The pre-registrations for the current week have risen considerably to 362,600 (previous week 302,900) and signal a growing supply backlog. Limited slaughter capacities and a seasonal increase in...
  • Meat sales typically high for the season
  • Resale prices without significant weaknesses
  • insufficient slaughter capacities
  • above-average increase in advance registrations
  • missing third country export
  • impending supply backlog
  • Risk of a no deal Brexit

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