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Price increase + 4 ct / kg

Germany: Prices rise despite rising battle figures The weekly battle figures are significantly higher at around 915,305 (previous week 802,307). The slaughter weights have continued to decline at 97.4 kg (previous week 97.5 kg) . The pre-registrations are lower due to the holiday at 220,300 (previous week 225,400). When reselling the pieces to food retailers, processors and for export, the...
  • Relaxation of the Covid-related restrictions
  • increased barbecue activities
  • limited live supply
  • below average inventory levels
  • insufficient third country export
  • permanent Covid-related restrictions

ZMP Market Analyses

  • USDA estimate: revised pork supply in 2021

    USDA: Global Pork Production 2021 Lower Than Expected   Global pork production in 2021 is expected to improve by almost 5% compared to 2020, but remains below 90% compared to pre-ASP 2018. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has the earlier result in its most recent quarterly estimate of global pork...

  • German piglet imports

    German piglet imports dropped significantly in 2020. Germany's piglet imports from Denmark and the Netherlands have ranged between 10.5 and 11.5 million animals in recent years. In the final months of 2020, imports fell sharply. The main reason was the backlog of slaughter pigs in connection with an abrupt fall in prices....

  • Perspectives for the pork market in China

    Future prospects for China - with reservations The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture, the FAO, the USDA, Rabobank in Beijing and other institutions have developed scenarios for the Chinese pork supply for the coming years up to 2030. The Chinese themselves predict a very optimistic variant. In the current year 2021, Chinese own...

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