The FAO meat price index continues to fall globally

Updated Mar 6, 2023
The FAO meat price index stood at an average of 112.0 points in February, a slightly lower figure (0.1 points and 0.1%) than in January and 1.9 points (1 .7%) below its value a year ago. In February, international poultry meat prices fell for the eighth consecutive month, reflecting abundant global supplies in the face of weaker import demand, despite outbreaks of bird flu in several major producing countries. International pigmeat prices rose, supported by market concerns over the low availability of ready-to-slaughter pigs, against a backdrop of rising domestic demand in Europe. Meanwhile, beef prices held steady stable, following continued declines since June 2022, as improved import buying, especially ...
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