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

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Headlines in the December 2017 Issue:

End of year census: US hog herd/inventory up again
EU experts’ forecasts: 2017 and 2018 Q1, Q2 pig kill #
FAO puts EU as #1 in pigmeat exports league in 2017
Global pig prices end 2017 on a (slightly) positive note
No Santa rally for EU prices in Nov & early Dec data
Canadian exports report a small rebound in October
US exports growing everywhere —except for China
OZ exports falter in October as imports rebound
Japan’s pork imports bounce back in October data
Korea’s solid growth in 2017, but slowing in November
China’s imports fall more slowly, kill # & prices jump

Back page includes the Short View and the Price Monitor for 18 countries and the Chart of the month: Hog prices in China. The news in short page includes reports on: the rumours about a bidder for Cherkizovo, the EU’s financial claim against Russia after its successful complaint in the WTO, the last EU ASF data, Germany’s half yearly pig census result, Dawn Meats’ success in the Irish sustainability awards, and FAO’s table describing the biggest pork exporters in the world.

40 charts and tables in this issue!

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