Pork and Hogs

USDA's latest official data on U.S. and global trade, production, consumption and stocks, as well as analysis of developments affecting world trade in pork and hogs, can be found in the Livestock and Poultry: World Markets and Trade report.

Data & Analysis

The agricultural minister of Lower Saxony has introduced a new protein feed initiative on July 29. The goal of the initiative is to promote the cultivation of peas, beans and lupins.
Post forecasts 2015 production and exports of beef to increase by three and ten percent, respectively.
Both EU beef and pork production are forecast to increase in 2015.
Pork production in 2015 is expected to decrease by 4 percent, influenced by the ongoing political and economic crisis and subsequent decline in consumer demand.