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A few words from John Strak, the Editor of Whole Hog....

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Headlines in the December 2019 Issue:

US December census—hog pipeline fills and fills
EU outlook: more pigs, more exports, higher prices
EU outlook: China’s herd may take a decade to recover
ASF in China drives global prices up, up and beyond
EU producers get their ASF bonus in the Xmas market
Canada’s exporters work hard to offset the China ban
Despite trade tension, US sales to China grow strongly
OZ availability holds exports back, sucks in imports
Full stores imply weaker demand for Jap pork imports
Collapse in South Korea’s demand for pigmeat imports
Hog prices in China settle down ahead of Chinese NY

And News in Short has short reports on: Japan’s cold storage shortage, Danish Crown’s results, ASF in Vietnam and Indonesia. China’s plan to recover from ASF, McKinsey’s latest China consumer survey, CPF’s latest outlook, a review of antibiotic use in global pig production, and the US Pork Board’s GIRA report on the next 20 years in China

On the back page there is the price monitor for 18 countries and the chart of the month – EU weaner prices - and the short view of pig prices in the USA, EU and China in the next four weeks.

42 charts and tables in this 12 page issue!

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