Global Pork Market Update and Outlook

ASF now threatens 75% of the world’s swine in the EU and China.  The virus is spreading uncontrollably.  Global pork supplies are falling sharply.  Chinese liquidation and culling are fueling a massive pork supply gap in China.  Imports will be pulled from all directions globally.

Beef, poultry and seafood prices will be affected as well.  And no nation is immune from the risk of ASF.  How does this shift the global protein complex?  And, what are the implications of ASF in North America?


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Brett Stuart, MBA
President, Global AgriTrends inc.

Brett Stuart is the president of Global AgriTrends. The firm was organized in 2006 and provides global agricultural research, analysis and forecasting to a variety of clients around the world.  He was formerly the economist for the U.S. Meat Export Federation.  He has conducted numerous research and analysis projects in the global meat trade area as well as advising government representatives on international trade issues.  Mr. Stuart has conducted on-the-ground meat industry research for a variety of clients on six continents.

Brett was raised on a cattle ranch and has also worked as a market analyst, and controller in the agriculture industry.

He received an undergraduate degree in accounting at Utah State University and a Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Nebraska.  He and his wife Amanda live on a small farm near Preston, Idaho with their five children.

This conference will be given in English by the speaker and simultaneously translated into French.

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