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African swine feverBelgium officially virus-free in the EU
BELGIUM, Brussels. More than two years after the first ASF case, the country can now hope to supply the global market again.
Trade with porkExports 2020 on record course
USA, Washington. The European Union and the United States recorded new record levels of foreign sales of pork in the first three quarters.
LivestockChinese pig herd recovers
UNITED KINGDOM, London. Production in China is expected to grow by 9% in 2021 as sow herds are rebuilt following the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the country.
PorkBelgium regains access in the Philippines
THE PHILIPPINES, Diliman, Querzon City. Additional attestations on the veterinary health certificate on all exports of pork from Belgium are required.
PandemicCorona burdens meat industry
DENMARK, Copenhagen. In Denmark, some slaughterhouses are not allowed to deliver pork to China. The corona virus has been detected in employees.
PorkBrazil increases exports
BRAZIL, Sao Paulo. The country's pork exports continued to grow strongly from January to September. Business with poultry meat stagnated.
FLISwine fever reaches Saxony
GERMANY, Dresden. African swine fever is now also spreading in Saxony. An infected wild boar has been shot in the district of Görlitz.
African swine feverFence construction on the Polish border is progressing
GERMANY, Berlin. The construction of a game protection fence in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern along the German-Polish border is making good progress.
PorkGlobal market overshadowed by epidemics
GERMANY, Frankfurt. After the corona shock, world pork production will increase again in 2021. The largest increase is expected in China.
African swine feverFurther findings in Brandenburg
GERMANY, Greifswald. In Brandenburg further wild boars were found dead, which had been infected with African swine fever (ASF).
ProductionChina sets 95% self-sufficiency target for pork
UNITED KINGDOM, London. A document recently released by the Chinese Government highlights their ambitions for food security in livestock sectors.
African swine feverNumber of infected boars continues to rise
GERMANY, Berlin. The Friedrich-Loeffler-Institute has now detected the disease in 70 wild boars in Brandenburg. Klöckner secures slaughter of animals from restricted areas.
Price LevelPork prices at a turning point
CHINA, Beijing. For the first time in a long time, prices are falling in China. Consumers benefit from this change.
ChinaMeat imports continue at record level
CHINA, Beijing. In China, the demand for imported pork continues to rise, although stock levels are slowly recovering.
EU slaughter pig marketBottleneck in Germany is getting bigger and bigger
GERMANY, Bonn. Loss of slaughter capacity at Vion and Tönnies due to new corona cases aggravates marketing problems - in the Baltic States, Belgium and Italy, prices are falling.
Meat marketBelgian exports down
BELGIUM, Brussels. Global Belgian beef and pork exports went down by six percent in the first half of 2020.
EU markets for slaughter pigsStable prices in Spain
GERMANY, Bonn. The ASF crisis in Germany does not cause any major upheavals on the European market.
LivestockGerman live pig imports falling even before ASF outbreak
UNITED KINGDOM, London. The country is a significant importer of live pigs for both fattening and slaughter.
GrowthLargest hiring rush since the opening of Horsens
DENMARK, Randers. Huge Asian demand and more pigs for slaughter makes Danish Crown hire a total of 375 new employees at three of the group's abattoirs in Denmark.