Figures by the Dutch Board for Livestock and Meat (PVE) show that up until now, almost 3.4 million piglets have been exported, in comparison to 3 million last year.
Spain and Italy
Especially in Spain and Italy more Dutch piglets were bought than one year before. Exports to Spain grew by 61% to 740,000 head, Italy bought 257,000 head (up 34%). More piglets also went to Hungary, Croatia, Romania and Slovakia.
Most of the piglets still go to Germany (1.4 million head), although exports decreased by 6%. Exports to Poland dropped by over 25%.