Pig prices in Taiwan have reached a nine-year high. As a result of the high feed prices, the animals were sold yesterday for NT$7,010 per 100 kilograms (€146.7).
Things did not
improve much yesterday — the first trading day of the week after the Monday
close of traditional markets island-wide — as pigs were sold at NT$7,010 per
The last time pig prices broke the NT$7,000 level was in
the summer of 1999, due to a mass culling of pigs in the aftermath of the
foot-and-mouth disease that broke out in 1997.
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