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Whole Hog Brief Issue 201, October 2011
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 201, October 2011

Price: £70.00

The front page of the October 2011 issue reports the US Hogs and Pigs data and the trends that census suggests.  Page 2 describes the latest UK pig census numbers. Page 3 details the latest moves in the global pig price cycle.  Page 4 sets out how the EU's pig prices have resisted the seasonal downswing. Page 5 describes the latest Polish census data and the latest fall in the Polish herd. On Page 6 the Polish performance on exports and imports is analysed. Canada's exporters seem to be treading water according to the data on page 7.  Page 8 details another solid export performance from the USA's exporters. Page 9 describes how Australia's trade gap is changing.  Page 10 provides a summary of costs of pig production for Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Germany and Great Britain. On the same page South Korea's imports for August 2011 and the YTD are reviewed. News in Short on page 11 covers the "fat tax" in Denmark, the Wal-Mart pork mislabelling story in China, Zhongpin's Tianjin plant, and the Anuga report on concentration in the German abattoir sector. The back page sets out Company News from Cargill for fiscal Q1 2012 and the Global Price Monitor with prices for 17 countries.