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Holiday-related after-effects of high meat supply depress V-price by another 4 ct / kg

Pork market: Excess supply and price pressure at the beginning of the year hold on to Germany for the time being : The holiday-related marketing problems continue at the turn of the year. The range of meat - consisting of 937,459 slaughterings and an average slaughter weight of 98.2 kg - far exceeds the seasonally weak demand. Food retailers and the processing industry only accept the urgent...
  • Reduction of the holiday-related backlog of living supplies
  • Revitalization of domestic demand
  • Continuation of pre-Christmas export quantities
  • High slaughter numbers
  • Above average slaughter weights
  • high pre-registrations
  • seasonally weak domestic and export demand

ZMP Market Analyses

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