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Whole Hog Brief Issue 190, November 2010
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 190, November 2010

Price: £35.00

The front page of the November 2010 issue reports the latest Danish census data for sows and pigs – a decline. Page 2 describes the North American herd results – also in decline, again. Page 3 notes that the pig price cycle is being tested by the US market’s volatility.  Page 4 details the US and Canadian Pork Powerhouse data with the top producers listed in both countries. Page 5 provides a report on the EU’s stance on CAP reform at the recent World Meat Congress and EU forecasts. Page 6 shows pig prices firming across Europe. Brazil’s export challenge fades in 2010 as its overseas pork sales fall back on page 7. The Canadian export drive makes a mark in Mexico and the USA according to the data shown on page 8.  US pork exports climb slowly whilst imports jump on page 9. Page 10 describes a hike in Australian exports in August  and how imports from Canada and Denmark have declined.  Page 11 shows Japanese imports moving up but domestic stocks rise too. On the same page a USDA report is reviewed which predicts a gloomy outlook for the Australian pig industry and export trade in 2011. Page 12 provides short reports on; Danish Crown’s creation of a limited company, Danish Crown A/S, Australian moves on funding agri-industry research, a new Chairman for Tulip and VP for Danish Crown, BPEX statistics, Czech pigmeat production and pig numbers, Russian pigmeat production and imports, and a UK-China agreement on export health certificates  and genetics.  The back page sets out Company News for; Danish Crown’s purchase of D&S Fleisch in Germany, and Cherkizovo’s greenfield investment in the Lipetsk region  of Russia. The Global Price Monitor is shown on page 13 and tabulates prices for 17 countries.