Wednesday, September 21, 2022
China Live Hog: Prices surge 74% on-year (week ended Sep 19, 2022)
After the recent week's momentary drop, hog prices rebounded lately with hog availability limited and demand firm. High prices are higher by 74% on-year.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Live hog futures on China's Dalian Commodity Exchange falls further on second trading day
China's recently launched live hog futures on the Dalian Commodity Exchange dropped further on the second day of trading following expectations that swine supply will increase as new swine farms are opened, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
China Live Hog: Tight availability underpins China hog prices (week ended Aug 28, 2020)
Hog prices consolidated higher despite higher releases. As supplies remained 14% lower on-year, price falls of hog showed signs of stabilising while slaughterhouses stocked inventories in view of stronger pork demand from canteen operators.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
China Live Hog Weekly: 30% price surge in six weeks amid scarce supply (week ended Jul 10, 2020)
Although the demand for pork weakened as summer holidays began, prices of hog surged almost 4% amid dwindling availability. Worsening the situation, severe floods in several regions impeded the delivery of hogs.
Monday, July 13, 2020
China's Dalian exchange starts simulated trading for live hog futures
China's Dalian Commodity Exchange (DCE) began simulated trading for its live hog futures contract last Friday as it aims to launch what will be the world's second such contract after lean hog futures in the United States, Reuters reported.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
China Live Hog Weekly: Prices soar further amid tightening availability (week ended Jun 19, 2020)
Hog availability decreased prominently while demand strengthened with the Dumpling Festival approaching. Prices of hog surged for the fourth consecutive week, up by 4.9% compared with the previous week.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
China Live Hog Weekly: Supply surge, demand drop sink prices (week ended May 22, 2020)
Hog releases increased substantially with inventories expanding, hence dragging prices tremendously lower amid weak demand for pork. As China's economic outlook looked grim, consumers cut the consumption of pork, which remained costly. Mean ...
Monday, May 11, 2020
China Live Hog Weekly: Prices dip 17%, no signs of stabilising (week ended May 8, 2020)
Pork consumption remained low, partly due to the exorbitant prices and partly the result of poor demand from the food and beverage sector due to the pandemic. Slaughterhouses, which were wary of mounting inventories, continued to hold back ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
China Live Hog Weekly: Market weakens as pork consumption plunges 30% (week ended Apr 24, 2020)
Demand for hog remained weak as pork consumption crumbled under slashed consumer spending, semi-operational canteens and restaurants, and the devastation of tourism. Despite an increase of 1.6% over the past week, hog slaughter volumes rema ...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
China Live Hog Weekly: Cautious mood limits sales despite firm pork demand (week ended Mar 29, 2019)
Pork demand stayed strong, lifting pork carcass prices by 0.68% to RMB20.79/kg amid tight availability. Nonetheless, slaughterhouses turned cautious and withheld hog purchases, hence limiting pork slaughter volumes in major wholesale centre ...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
China Live Hog Weekly: Strengthened demand, low supply underpin prices (week ended Mar 22, 2019)
The quantity of finishing hog remained limited, albeit rising over the week. Pork carcass volumes of major wholesale centres increased 1% to 8,071 tonnes, while prices surged 4.6% to RMB20.65/kg amid supply shortages.
Friday, March 15, 2019
China Live Hog Weekly: Demand surge, tight supply lift prices (week ended Mar 8, 2019)
Pork demand recovered as slaughterhouses stocked depleted inventories, lifting pork carcass volumes in major wholesale centres to surge 5.2% to 8,169 tonnes. Prices increased 0.56% to RMB17.86/kg over the week.
Friday, March 1, 2019
China Live Hog Weekly: Market recovers from post-festive weakness (week ended Feb 22, 2019)
Hog demand continued to recover from post-festive lows as slaughterhouses resumed operation. Prices of hog increased for the second consecutive week, gaining 1.9% following the previous week's 3% rise.
Thursday, February 7, 2019
China Live Hog Weekly: Prices plunge 18% in January (week ended Feb 1, 2019)
Hog slaughter volumes continued to expand as farmers rushed to clear stocks in anticipation of a poor post-Chinese New Year market. Pork carcass volumes expanded substantially by 5.86% as a result to 10,826 tonnes, hence dragging the averag ...
Monday, February 4, 2019
China Live Hog Weekly: Prices tumble further amid excess availability (week ended Jan 25, 2019)
Farmers were eager to release hogs before the Chinese New Year holidays, as demand is set to dwindle after the festive break. With hog supplies surging, pork carcass volumes increased prominently by 6.6% to 10,227 tonnes.

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