Pork on sale at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing in November 2020. Photo: Reuters Pork on sale at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing in November 2020. Photo: Reuters
Pork on sale at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing in November 2020. Photo: Reuters
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Trading in China’s hog futures must be properly regulated

  • The idea sounds fine on paper as pork is essential to the diet of the Chinese people and to food security, but speculators must be kept at bay

Pork on sale at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing in November 2020. Photo: Reuters Pork on sale at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing in November 2020. Photo: Reuters
Pork on sale at the Xinfadi wholesale market in Beijing in November 2020. Photo: Reuters
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