Monthly Archives: November 2011

PIG MEAT SECTOR SCOPE FOR 2011-2012

EU agricultural markets are strongly affected by the macroeconomic outlook. The overall EU meat market in 2010 was characterised by an increase in production (2.4%) and a recovery in EU net trade position. Production continues to increase in 2011, but is expected to decrease slightly, by -0.3% in 2012. Overall EU meat consumption in 2012 is likely to remain at the level of 2010. Continue reading