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German quotation stable, significant price reductions in neighboring countries

Germany: Growing problems with meat sales in the EU internal market - prices often lower The slaughter figures of the previous week have fallen again to 808,383 (previous week 830,730), the slaughter weights remain at 99.1 kg. The pre-registrations for the current week remained unchanged at 327,800 (previous week 328,000). The bottleneck is increasingly shifting to meat sales. When reselling the...
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  • increasing meat supply
  • Despite special promotions, the demand for meat is hardly increasing
  • Slaughter capacities still too low
  • unfavorable prospects for the Christmas business
  • Export bans to third countries remain in place for the time being

ZMP Market Analyses

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