ASF continues to reshape the European pork market

ASF continues to reshape the European pork market


In his latest Eastern European update, Russian journalist Vladislav Vorotnitkov examines the lasting effect of African swine fever on the region’s pig industry

African swine fever (ASF) remains a pressing issue for pig farmers in Eurasia. In Eastern Europe, where the disease has been present for more than a decade, there is no respite on the horizon – all the affected countries face different problems.

Since the beginning of 2019, pork prices in Estonia have jumped by 40% on average, according to meat producer HKScan Estonia, with the average cost of pork purchased by meat-processing plants in the country now 50% higher than it was in January.

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Vladislav Vorotnikov