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The competitiveness of American livestock production: myth or reality


, : The competitiveness of American livestock production: myth or reality. Techni Porc 19(3): 35-43

A comparative analysis of pigmeat production costs in 1992 for the USA and France showed much lower costs for the USA. Since then the production cost gap has narrowed due to an increase in raw material costs in the USA and a decrease in France, although the USA still has the advantage. The EU market is not immediately threatened by US pigmeat production, but competition for markets outside the EU is strong.

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