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Quarterly update: Signs of change in global pork market

  • 2 Apr 08:56

Every quarter, pig market expert Dr John Strak takes a look at the situation of global pig trade. The effects of African Swine Fever (ASF) on global pig market situation cannot be denied, leading to prices going up. In previous issues I have written that 2018 was a time to be cautious and, at the end of 2018/early 2019 I wrote that caution should again be the priority for 2019. Indeed, I characterised the global market for hogs as being a,“glass half empty and that the source of a refill is not obvious.” Pig prices have jumped in USA and China In January and February the global market was subdued but in March it seems that some market players have. Read more...