Trade Issues

Using the Hog Futures Market to Quantify Threat of Injury
Authors: Carter Colin A. (University of California) and Thomas J. Prusa (Rutgers University).
(Published: 2005)
Abstract: Examination of the hog futures market to determine if Canadian hog imports present a threat to the domestic U.S. hog industry.

Antidumping: The Third rail of Trade Policy
Authors: Mankiw Gregory N. and Phillip L. Swagel 
(Foreign Affairs, vol. 84, no.4, July / August 2005)
Abstract: An examination of American anti dumping legislation and the adverse effects of such legislation on American consumers, domestic industry, as well as international free trade.

Live Swine From Canada: Investigation No.731-TA-1076(Final)
(U.S. International Trade Commission, Publication 3766 April 2005)
Abstract: Ruling of United States International Trade Commission concerning, possible injury to the American Pork Industry. Issue being addressed, petition of National Pork Producers Council that Canadian imported live swine were being sold at less than fair value.

Transcript: International Trade Commission Hearing (Live Swine from Canada)
Location: Washington D.C. 
Date: March 8, 2005

An Empirical Investigation of the Impact of Imported Canadian Swine on U.S. Hog Prices
Authors: Carter Colin A. (University of California) and Thomas J. Prusa (Rutgers University).
(Published: February 16, 2005)
Abstract: Statistical examination of impact of Canadian imports on domestic hog prices.

US-Canadian Hog Trade: Market Integration at Work
Author: Haley Mildred 
(Amber Waves, vol. 3, no.1, February 2005)
Abstract: Examination of integration between the Canadian and American hog industries.

Market Integration in the North American Hog Industries
Author: Haley Mildred
(Electronic Outlook Report from the Economic Research Service)
(Published: November 2004)
Abstract: An exploration of increased American pork industry reliance on Canadian imports; examination of pig points of origin, destinations, and industry trends.

Country of Origin Labelling: Implications for the Manitoba Hog Industry
Authors: Grier Kevin, Larry Martin and Holly Mayer
(George Morris Centre)
(Published: December 2002)
Abstract: Research report commissioned by the Manitoba Pork Council to determine the impact of Country of Origin Labelling on the Manitoban pork industry.

Impacts of Country of Origin Labeling on US Hog Producers
Authors: Grier Kevin and David M. Kohl 
(George Morris Centre) 
(Published April 9, 2003)
Abstract: Report commissioned by the Canadian Hog Sector Steering Group, Canadian Pork Council, Ontario Pork, Manitoba Pork Council, Saskatchewan Pork and Alberta Pork; to identify possible economic, structural and social damage COOL could inflict on US hog farmers and processors.

Manitoba Pork represents 614 Manitoba hog farms

Manitoba Pork

Manitoba Pork’s office at 28 Terracon Place is open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. However, please minimize person-to-person contact by emailing or phoning in requests for information, ear tags, and other resources. Contact us by phone, fax, email or regular mail.

Tel: 204-237-7447
Fax: 204-237-9831

28 Terracon Place
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
R2J 4G7