Schweine Cockpit, 12.04.2019

(AMI) - In recent weeks, there has been an almost unprecedented rise in the price of slaughter pigs in Germany. From the perspective of the producers this was more than overdue, but could last for months not worked economically. The main reasons given are the small supply and the brisk demand from China. The high import demand in China is likely to be due in particular to the African swine...

Expert Opinion: 

The brisk demand for German pork from China has allowed growers unusually significant price increases in recent weeks. The declines in production in China and the large price difference to Germany were supportive here. However, the price gap has shrunk significantly in recent weeks, many buyers...