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Luxembourg tops EU meat prices

By Aidan Fortune contact

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Meat retail prices in Luxembourg were the highest in the EU in 2017
Meat retail prices in Luxembourg were the highest in the EU in 2017
Luxembourg has been revealed as having the highest meat prices in the EU.

According to Eurostat, in 2017, Luxembourg had the highest prices for meat within the EU, more than 41% higher than the EU average.

Austria was next-highest, with prices around 39% over the EU average.

In 2016, Denmark had the highest prices for meat, almost 40% higher than the EU average, followed by Austria at around 37% higher.

Poland was the least expensive country in the EU for meat for the second year in a row, with prices around 43% lower than the EU average, followed by Bulgaria, around 42% lower.

Outside the EU but in Europe, meat prices in Switzerland were 142% percentage points higher than the EU average, followed by Iceland at 71.6% higher than EU averages and Norway, 52.5% higher than the EU average.

Related topics: Retail, Others, EU, Poultry, Lamb, Pork, Beef

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