Basic price of pigs reached 995 EUR/t in 2015 in Portugal, according to Eurostat. This is 12.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, basic price of pigs in Portugal reached an all time high of 1,535 EUR/t in 1989 and an all time low of 796 EUR/t in 1999. When compared to Portugal's main peers, basic price of pigs in France amounted to 1,290 EUR/t, 1,046 EUR/t in Ireland and 1,114 EUR/t in Spain in 2015.
Portugal has been ranked 28th within the group of 28 countries we follow in terms of basic price of pigs, 5 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.