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V-price unchanged at 1.42 € kg, but range capped at the top

Germany: prices narrowed to 1.42 € / kg without a margin - live supply somewhat larger The weekly slaughter numbers rose again to 801,086 (previous week 784,896 ), as did the slaughter weights with 96.3 kg (+0.2 kg). The pre-registrations have increased with 243,000 pigs (previous week 210,700), but remain at a level that is far below average. When reselling the pieces to food retailers,...
  • persistently low live supply
  • weak seasonal domestic demand
  • Supply pressure in the EU internal meat market
  • insufficient third country export

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