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Pig Meat Production Forecast to Tumble in 2009

by 5m Editor
31 December 2008, at 9:43am

EU - European Union pigmeat production is forecast to be down 3 per cent next year. Information for the following figures is supplied to Brussels by the countries concerned and and may not be uniformly robust.

  • Poland's supply of pigmeat will be down 13 per cent this year and is forecast to be down a further 7 per cent next year.

  • Germany's supply increased 2 per cent this year but is expected to drop 2 per cent next year.

  • Spanish production will be down 5 per cent and French productiuon is forecast to be down 3 per cent.

  • Danish production is forecast to fall ony 1 per cent. Dutch production will be unchanged.

  • United Kingdom production will be down 4 per cent.

  • Hungarian production is forecast to be down 10 per cent. Czech Republic production will be down 4 per cent.

United States production is predicted to be down 2 per cent next year and Canadian production will be down 4 per cent. But Chinese production will be up 3 per cent, as will Brazil production. Russia forecasts its production will be up 7 per cent.