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Unchanged €1.80/kg

Germany: V price 1.80 €/kg (range 1.80 - 1.80 €/kg) - unchanged The weekly slaughter figures are higher with 797,725 pigs ( previous week 770,139) , the slaughter weights with 97.2 kg (previous week 97 .5 kg) are declining. By the end of April 2022, 7,300 tons of pork had flowed into the PLH campaign in Germany. In the EU it is a total of 47,500 t. More than half were locked up for 2 months. The...
  • tendency to decrease living supply
  • Expectations of slightly increasing demand for grills
  • slowing demand due to inflation
  • insufficient export business

ZMP Market Analyses

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