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2018 proved to be a big year for global tariffs. The trade standoff between the U.S. and China had a significant impact on international markets, affecting everything from agriculture to automobiles. The pork market was among the hardest hit.
The number of global geopolitical/economic flashpoints has expanded dramatically,Given the ongoing gains in US equities, unrelenting strength in crude oil prices, and a lack of sustained concern over the possible derailment of the global economy by US/China trade salvos, one gets the sense that…
Below is how the weekly product market changed for the week ending 9/8/17. *Product Price Tuesday 9/5 Price Friday 9/8 Net Change Loins 82.30 83.27 .97 Butts 95.04 92.55 (2.49) Picnic 57.00 55.55 (1.45) Rib 133.16 127.52 (5.64) Ham 71.42 71.30 (.12) Belly 127.87 115.16 (12.71) Carcass Cutout 84.96 82.12 (2.84) * National Carcass Base… Read more.
The product market has turned, and the live hog prices are following them. Below is how the weekly product market changed for the week ending 8/18/ 17 *Product Price Monday 8/14 Price Friday 8/18 Net Change Loins 82.71 81.80 (.91) Butts 92.05 93.12 1.07 Picnic 58.98 54.54 (4.44) Rib 128.35… Read more.