Pork Prices In China Soar 50% Higher Due To ASF

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POLITICO reports:

With African swine fever wiping out millions of Chinese hogs, officials are scrambling to get a handle on soaring pork prices, which have weighed on the world’s second-largest economy. Pork prices were almost 50 percent higher in August than compared to a year earlier.

Hog farming is a major national industry, with pork a staple of Chinese cuisine. The issue has even eclipsed the trade war in Chinese media coverage

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