EU pig farmers could expect to see a much firmer market during the second half of 2005 when prices could rise to more than ?145.50 per 100kg, says Rainer Nagel, who will head the European commission’s new animal products division in 2005. But, Nagel warned that the current meagre support for the pig sector was likely to be reduced even further during the year.
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Keywords: EU, export refunds, New member states, pig market