Pig Export Values up During First Five Months16 August 2013
CHILE - According to figures from the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture, meat exports during January to May 2013 rose compared to the same period last year, forcing liveweight values up.
Pig production has stayed largely unchanged for the period at 232,933 tons. Pork price data shows average prices are up 4.6 per cent to 781 peso per kilo.
This saw pork export volumes increase 2.4 per cent, hitting 62,174 tons.
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