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AHDB Pig Market Weekly

For the fourth time in the first six months of this year, UK pork exports recorded double digit year-on-year growth in June.

Shoppers’ spending on pork was down 2% year on year during May to July, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel data.

From this week, it will be even easier to keep up with the latest news and analysis on the pig market through the BPEX website.

Latest AHDB/BPEX forecasts for UK pig meat supplies point to an increase in availability in the coming months. UK clean pig...

The Chinese pork import market strengthened in the first half of the year, with volumes up by 9% compared with the same period...

EU slaughtering in April fell by almost 3% compared with the same month in 2013 to 20.5 million head although they were still...

Shoppers' spending on pork was down 4% year on year during March to May, according to the latest Kantar Worldpanel data.

Demand for meat in the EU has generally slowed since the economic downturn in 2008, particularly for red meat. However, in...

Latest figures published by Defra recorded a 1% decline in UK clean pig slaughterings in April, to 937,200 head. Fewer working...

Latest trade figures showed that UK pork exports in March were at their highest level since October 1998.

In its latest Pork Quarterly report, Rabobank forecasts that pork shortages will be a concern in many countries in the coming...

According to the latest figures published by HMRC, UK pork imports in February strengthened by 6% on the year to 25,900 tonnes.

According to members of the EU Commission’s working group on pig meat forecasts, pig supplies are set to tighten further in 2014.

According to the latest figures published by USDA, the US pig herd on 1 March fell by 3% compared with a year earlier to 62.9...

UK pork imports in January reached 29,600 tonnes, up 3% compared with a year earlier. The strong import market was largely a...

The EU pig price declined steadily during February with the average for the month amounting to €160.93 per 100kg. This was...

Following the discovery of two cases of African Swine Fever in Poland, China and Japan have announced a ban on imports of pig...

UK clean pig slaughterings in January totalled 946,700 head, almost identical to the same month in 2013.

Latest AHDB/BPEX forecasts for UK pig meat supplies were launched at the AHDB Outlook Conference yesterday. They predict that...

Two cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) have recently been confirmed in wild boar in Lithuania, close to the border with...

Pork was the only red meat to show volume growth in the 12 weeks to 5 January, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

For the second consecutive month, UK clean pig slaughterings were below year earlier levels in December.

Latest figures published for November indicate a small tightening of pig supplies.

The UK’s trading position with the EU appears to have changed as the British and Eurozone economies continue to take different...

Following lengthy negotiations, EU Member States have reached agreement on details of new rules on origin labelling for sheep,...

Having declined during the first half of the year, global prices for pork have increased in recent months, based on export...

German pork exports during the third quarter increased 2% on the year to 427,000 tonnes, a slightly lower year-on-year increase...

Earlier this week, AHDB/BPEX published the 2012 edition of its series of annual reports comparing costs of pig production...

The growth in global pig meat production is expected to continue, according to forecasts published by USDA last week, with...

In the 12 weeks to 13 October, consumer spending on pork increased 3% compared with last year, according to Kantar Worldpanel.

Latest AHDB/BPEX forecasts for UK pig meat supplies predict that the tight situation on the UK market may ease somewhat in...

Provisional figures from DEFRA indicate that the UK pig herd stood at 4.85 million head on 1 June. This is 8% higher than at...

Pig supplies in the EU are expected to remain tight until at least the middle of 2014, according to figures from the EU...

The amount of pork sold in Great Britain was 9% lower than a year earlier in the 12 weeks to 15 September, according to figures...

Recent weeks have seen a reversal of fortunes in the EU pig market.

Results of the June Agricultural Survey for England were published last week. The figures show that the English breeding herd...

With good weather boosting demand across Europe and export markets performing better than earlier in the year, EU pig prices...

Latest figures published by HMRC show that UK pork imports totalled 30,600 tonnes in June. This was up 4% compared with the...

According to latest figures from Eurostat, EU pig slaughterings in May were over 2% down on the same month last year.

After the horsemeat scandal, consumers’ trust in food and food retailers fell noticeably. However in the last few months, it...

Latest AHDB/BPEX forecasts for UK pig meat supplies indicate that the fall in pig slaughterings this year will be smaller than...

UK pork exports continued to grow again in May, as supplies totalled 13,600 tonnes. This was 17% higher than the same month in...

Latest figures from Eurostat show that pig slaughterings in the EU during the first four months of 2013 were 1% lower than in...

According to the June census published by the USDA, the number of pigs totalled 66.6 million head. This was virtually unchanged...

Latest figures from the Federal Statistics Office show that overall German pig numbers totalled 27.4 million head in May. This...

According to the latest figures from Eurostat, pig supplies contracted in March with the number of animals slaughtered in the...

UK pork imports continued to decline, with the total in March 7% down compared with the same month in 2012.

In April, the DAPP averaged 160.9p per kg, almost four pence up on the month. At the same time, the average retail price came...

The UK imported 10% less pork in February compared with the corresponding month of 2012, the largest annual fall in more than...

According to the latest retail data from Kantar Worldpanel, in the 12 weeks ending 17 March purchases of pork declined 6%...

According to the latest figures published by USDA, pig numbers on 1 March totalled 65.9 million head. This was 1% up on the...

According to the latest retail data from Kantar Worldpanel, expenditure on pork in the 12 weeks ending 17 February was fairly...

Latest physical performance data, covering the whole of 2012, shows that the productivity of the GB herd continues to improve.

The strong recent export performance of UK pork continued in December, with China again the key growth market, taking the...

The AHDB Outlook Conference, delivered on behalf of EBLEX, DairyCo and BPEX, took place in London on Wednesday 13th February.

Latest AHDB/BPEX pig meat supply forecasts were published yesterday at the annual AHDB Outlook Conference. They indicate that...

After more than 40 years in publication the design of the UK Market Survey is changing. Launched in 1968, under the auspices of...

The seasonal rise in finished pig prices continued in week ended 30 June, with the EU-spec DAPP breaking through the 150...

Weather issues have been the key driver of new crop grain prices this spring.

Finished pig prices continued their seasonal upward trend in week ended 9 June.

Pork roasting joints recorded a seven per cent decline in purchases; this was largely influenced by the poorer performance of...

Deadweight pig prices rose again during week ended 26 May, the 13th consecutive week of rising prices.

HMRC data shows that in the first quarter of 2012 the UK exported a fifth more red meat offal than it did in the...

British pork will soon be on menus in China following a deal reached by Agriculture Minister Jim Paice.

On the back of high finished cattle returns in 2011, the rearing calf market has remained firm since the turn of the year.

The latest AHDB market intelligence forecasts for the UK sheep, beef and pig sectors were presented at the Outlook 2012...

Finished pig prices increased once again in week ended 21 April, the eighth consecutive rise.

UK red meat and offal production in the first three months of 2012 totalled 525,000 tonnes, four per cent less than in the...

Grain markets continued to display volatility in the first quarter of 2012 with UK May 2012 wheat futures showing a range of...

The continued strengthening in pig values took the DAPP to 142.35p per kg week ended 24 March, up almost a penny on the week.

Since 2009, consumers have been increasingly buying groceries that are promoted in order to reduce and manage their...

The Scottish Government reported that livestock numbers in Scotland were lower year on year.

Despite an increase in numbers in Northern Ireland the UK pig herd fell by over one per cent to total 4.3 million head.

The results of the Irish December livestock survey show that livestock numbers increased year on year.

The value of UK red meat exports increased by a quarter in 2011 as tight global supplies resulted in increased export volumes...

The latest AHDB market intelligence forecasts indicate that beef production in 2012 will decline while sheep meat and pig...

Consumers spent £293 million on fresh and frozen red meat this December, three per cent more than in the corresponding period...

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