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Whole Hog Brief Issue 204, January 2012
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Whole Hog Brief Issue 204, January 2012

Price: £50.00

The January 2012 issue’s front page reports the results of the latest US hogs and pigs census. Page 2 reviews Rabobank’s forecast of the EU pork industry in 2012. Page 3 presents Whole Hog’s bearish view of the global pig price in 2012. Pages 4 and 5 offer a view of China’s pork industry and the results of a Whole Hog interview with senior management at Zhongpin in China. On page 6 the latest EU pig prices are reported for Eurozone and non-Eurozone countries. Page 7 offers the latest Canadian pork trade data. Page 8 presents the US pork export umbers. Australian export and import data are analysed on page 9. Japanese and South Korean pork import data are shown on page 10. News in short presents stories on Cargill’s earning, Russia’s ban on exports from Brazil. PIC breeding pigs exports to Russia, China and ractopamine, and  the FAO’s link between food security and intensification. The Global Price Monitor and the Short View occupy the back page.