A Chinese vendor serves a customer at her pork stall in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Rising pork prices fuelling discontent in mainland China

  • The increase in the price of a staple brought on by the African swine fever outbreak is a reminder that a small livelihood issue, if not properly handled, can develop into a big political problem

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A Chinese vendor serves a customer at her pork stall in Beijing. Photo: EPA-EFE
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