Wednesday, January 4, 2023
China Hog: Prices rebound after 42% plummet (week ended Jan 3, 2023)
After plunging 42% in nine weeks since October, hog prices rebounded before the year ended. In anticipation of stronger demand in the period leading to the Chinese New Year, slaughterhouses increased purchases even as pork prices softened.
Thursday, November 3, 2022
China Hog: Prices soften as slaughterhouses limit buying (week ended Nov 1, 2022)
As hog availability remained tight while pork demand strengthened, pork prices increased prominently of late. Nonetheless, slaughterhouses, who were suffering losses due to low pork-to-hog ratio, limited hog purchases with prices at levels ...
Tuesday, October 25, 2022
China braces for tighter soybean supply, hog prices rise as a result
China's soybean stocks are set to tighten further as delays in shipments from the United States deepen shortages of key animal feed ingredient soymeal, keeping prices at record highs.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
Hog futures in China up following rising demand amid tight supply
Hog futures in China increased 6% on October 10, following rising demand amid tight supply of swine during the week-long National Day holiday, Reuters reported.
Friday, October 7, 2022
China Hog: Prices rise to levels unseen since March 2021 (week ended Oct 3, 2022)
After surging to levels unseen since March 2021, high prices of hog dampened buying interest. Nonetheless, as slaughter volumes remained limited despite expanding over the week, prices of hog stayed firm.
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
China to provide more hog production info, implement policies to bolster pork supply
China will increase hog production information and introduce support policies to ensure stable pork supply in the fourth quarter, especially during major holidays, the agriculture ministry said on September 26.
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.
Friday, July 15, 2022
China's hog production generally stable, according to symposium
The overall situation of China's hog production is generally stable and improving, according to a symposium held by the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on July 13.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
China Hog: Prices surge 43% in four weeks (week ended Jul 11, 2022)
Slaughter volumes shrank further amid shortages of finishing hog. Had China government not acted to supress prices, price surge would have been even more tremendous.
Thursday, July 7, 2022
China Hog: Prices rally 14% on tight supply (week ended Jul 4, 2022)
As hog producers trimmed inventories since several months ago with prices low and feed costs soaring, tightening availability of finishing hog sent prices surging over the week.
Monday, July 4, 2022
China Hog: Prices higher by 35% on-year (week ended Jun 27, 2022)
Hog supplies were tight, particularly as farmers withheld releases in view of stronger prices. Meanwhile, the government's pork reserves stockpiling lent support to the market.
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
China Hog: Market cools after 35% rally (week ended Jun 13, 2022)
Hog prices softened, albeit marginally, cooling the rally that sent prices higher by 35% since March. As supplies of hog remained tight while the costs of production stayed high, farmers stood firm on prices even as demand for pork was soft ...
Friday, May 13, 2022
China Hog: Prices surge 19% in three weeks (week ended May 9, 2022)
Hog prices increased for the third week, albeit at a much slower pace as supplies shrank. Demand for pork was soft, nevertheless, hence putting a lid on hog prices.
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
China Hog: Price approaches yearly high amid strong surge (week ended Apr 25, 2022)
Hog prices rebounded strongly over the recent week. As the costs of farming, particularly those of feed, continued to rise, hog farmers stood firm on prices even as release volumes expanded. Demand wise, consumers in several cities stocked ...
Thursday, April 14, 2022
China Hog: Prices strengthen despite tumbling demand (week ended Apr 11, 2022)
Hog releases decreased prominently, hence supporting prices to move higher. However, overall demand for pork was hampered by the covid situation in China, particularly in Shanghai where drastic lockdown measures crushed weekly pork slaughte ...

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