DG AGRI produces the meat balance sheets regularly, 3 times per year;
Structure: Overall EU market balance and balance sheets for beef, pork, poultry and sheep
Used database: EUROSTAT - Comext
Covered timeframe: from 2009 to 2012, graphs from 2000 to 2010
The years 2009 and 2010 are based on historical data, estimates for 2011 were derived from latest herd and GIP (Gross Indigenous Production) forecast figures. Forecast for 2012 – trend analysis, assumptions.
Regular discussion between market experts within DG AGRI