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Whole Hog Brief Issue 193, February 2011
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 193, February 2011

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The February 2011 edition of Whole Hog begins with a review of the Danish pig census - the herd has slumped.   Page 2 reports the analysis of the EU's pig management committee on pigmeat exports. The Global  Price Cycle moves upwards whilst confidence and supplies fall on page 3. The Polish breeding heads for a double dip on page 4. An analysis of the German Dioxin food scare is given on page 5. Some EU pig prices move up in the New Year as reported on page 6. Canada’s growth in pork exports slows  whlst the live pig trade is up on page 7 whilst US pork exports get a year end boost on page 8. Rising Australian production, exports and imports are featured on page 9.  Japanese pork imports falter on page 10 and South Korean imports do not show an impact from FMD yet. News in Short on page 11 covers; the FAO' s view of food prices, Czech livestock numbers, Ukraine's plans to import pork and produce more domestically, FMD outbreaks in South Korea, and the proposed EU-South Korea FTA. Company results on page 12 include Q3 2010 interims for Cranswick, and Tyson Foods Q1 fiscal year results ending 1.11.11. The Global Price Monitor for 17 countries completes the back page.