Pork Market Overview in the Czech Republic
In value terms, pork production shrank to $ in estimated in export prices. Overall, production showed a abrupt shrinkage. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2019 with an increase of % year-to-year. Over the period under review, production attained the peak level at $ in 2008; however, from 2009 to , production failed to regain the momentum.
The average yield of pork in the Czech Republic reached kg per head in , therefore, remained relatively stable against the year before. Over the period under review, the yield saw a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2009 when the yield increased by % year-to-year. Over the period under review, the average pork yield hit record highs in and is expected to retain growth in the immediate term.
In , the number of animals slaughtered for pork production in the Czech Republic fell to heads, waning by -% against 2019 figures. In general, the number of producing animals recorded a perceptible decrease. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when the number of producing animals decreased by -% y-o-y. The number of animals slaughtered for pork production peaked at heads in 2007; however, from 2008 to , producing animals remained at a lower figure.
The size of the pork market in the Czech Republic fell to $ in , with a decrease of -% against the previous year. This figure reflects the total revenues of producers and importers (excluding logistics costs, retail marketing costs, and retailers' margins, which will be included in the final consumer price). Overall, consumption showed a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2008 with an increase of % year-to-year. As a result, consumption attained the peak level of $. from 2009 to , the growth of the market failed to regain the momentum.