TRADE REPORT

Updated Jan. 25, 2018, with available data from October 2017

Provincial January Reports (PDF)

Canada      British Columbia      Alberta      Saskatchewan      Manitoba     Ontario      Québec      New Brunswick     Nova Scotia     PEI


EXPORTS

  • Canadian pork has seen a +3.8% YTD increase in exports to top 5 countries

United States:

  • Exports to the US are down -5.8% YTD on volume
  • Rising U.S supplies have put pressure on Canada’s number #1 market  

Mexico:

  • Exports to Mexico have increased +9.0% YTD

 


Pork Exports Monthly - Value & Volume

 

  Millions ($) Tonnes
2016 2017 % change 2012-2016

average

2016 2017 % change 2012-2016

average

Jan $310,806 $295,457 -4.94% $265,339 102,757 95,306 -7.25% 92,409
Feb $306,810 $323,474 5.43% $275,517 105,972 104,933 -0.98% 98,065
Mar $322,421 $378,985 17.54% $297,671 109,181 126,627 15.98% 104,087
Apr $292,096 $318,440 9.02% $278,588 101,772 103,160 1.36% 98,365
May $309,682 $351,859 13.62% $282,729 101,594 112,379 10.62% 98,812
June $302,920 $353,057 16.55% $284,554 94,603 110,220 16.51% 95,623
July $312,011 $326,472 4.63% $284,039 96,263 97,746 1.54% 93,511
Aug $308,979 $326,524 5.68% $280,608 100,500 101,149 0.65% 93,647
Sept $331,979 $308,986 -6.93% $297,872 105,474 102,057 -3.24% 100,167
Oct $328,046 $314,139

-4.24%

$317,579 102,748 103,942 1.16% 105,986
Nov $357,439     $314,018 117,837     107,911
Dec $342,287     $289,720 110,413     100,248

 


IMPORTS

  • Frozen & processed imports are down -16% and -5% respectively YTD 
  • Imports from the EU are down -10% YTD


Pork Imports Monthly - Value & Volume

 

  Millions ($) Tonnes
2016 2017 % change 2012-2016

average

2016 2017 % change 2012-2016

average

Jan $98,652 $94,798 -3.91% $82,388 15,083 15,146 0.42% 16,132
Feb $92,288 $82,594 -10.50% $76,305 14,557 15,457 6.18% 14,775
Mar $115,250 $124,412 7.95% $95,368 18,601 21,292 14.47% 18,247
Apr $109,342 $107,855 -1.36% $86,143 16,307 18,316 12.32% 15,730
May $122,579 $119,878 -2.20% $97,052 17,598 18,638 5.91% 17,073
June $114,497 $102,722 -10.28% $95,036 16,802 15,575 -7.30% 16,740
July $121,313 $116,827 -3.70% $98,674 17,431 17,638 1.19% 16,717
Aug $115,151 $105,456 -8.42% $100,609 17,607 16,963 -3.66% 17,344
Sept $115,338 $117,080 1.51% $102,448 18,511 20,633 11.46% 18,772
Oct $112,332 $104,444 -7.02% $95,322 17,347 18,138 4.56% 17,123
Nov $116,518     $99,592 18,762     18,259
Dec $113,448     $95,874 18,793     17,052


LIVE TRADE

  • Live hog exports for both feeder and slaughter hogs remain lower then 2016, feeder hog exports are down 13% YTD while slaughter hogs are down 14% YTD. Approximately 68,000 fewer have been exported YTD.

 

Live Hog Exports to the United States

 

  Feeder Pigs Slaughter Hogs
2016 2017 % change 2012-2016

average

2016 2017 % change 2012-2016

average

Jan 391,895 400,831 2.28% 382,095 80,519 69,784 -13.33% 74,251
Feb 374,218 396,056 5.84% 357,274 80,080 66,573 -16.87% 65,930
Mar 437,597 429,495 -1.85% 382,049 81,420 71,808 -11.81% 69,623
Apr 372,666 381,717 2.43% 365,605 66,387 60,197 -9.32% 73,068
May 328,195 432,864 31.89% 380,415 66,986 64,468 -3.76% 65,734
June 475,364 429,977 -9.55% 407,334 73,829 68,752 -6.88% 73,489
July 349,820 365,609 4.51% 365,707 60,417 56,894 -5.83% 68,020
Aug 408,147 389,118 -4.66% 370,138 72,063 62,373 -13.45% 66,901
Sept 407,097 347,444 -14.65% 346,150 64,129 55,744 -13.08% 68,427
Oct 391,069 408,020

4.33%

359,551 77,056 64,625 -16.13% 75,488
Nov 379,839     355,089 67,857     70,533
Dec 421,971     371,264 57,599     69,871