Background last update:Feb 5, 2007

How much longer can Europe compete?

For pork production, costs in the European Union are likely to increase strongly between now and 2013. Research shows that costs in the Netherlands and Germany in particular will rise, mainly due to legislation. For the time being, however, they can still withstand competition from elsewhere.

This article can also be found in Pig Progress magazine Volume 22 number 8. To view this article on-line simply click on the pdf link below.

Pig Progress, volume 23, no.6 2007

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