Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China on November 23, 2018. Photo: Reuters Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China on November 23, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China on November 23, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Commodities

China’s hog crisis adds up to rising global pork prices, and hedge funds are along for the ride

  • African swine fever has had a devastating impact on China’s sow breeding herd
  • Weekly US commodity futures data shows money managers have flipped back to bullish from bearish on the outlook for pork prices

Topic |   Commodities
Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China on November 23, 2018. Photo: Reuters Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China on November 23, 2018. Photo: Reuters
Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China on November 23, 2018. Photo: Reuters
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