Chinese pigs might soon be dining on a lower protein diet after an industry group recommended reducing the amount of soybeans in their feed. Photo: Reuters

US-China trade war becomes a hog’s dinner, as Beijing considers reducing soybean rations for pigs

Slump in imports of key ingredient of animal feed forces industry group to consider serving up smaller portions

Topic |   US-China trade war

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Chinese pigs might soon be dining on a lower protein diet after an industry group recommended reducing the amount of soybeans in their feed. Photo: Reuters
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Orange Wang

Orange Wang

Orange Wang covers the Chinese macroeconomy, and has many years of experience with China's monetary and fiscal policy moves. He also covered global market and financial news for a long time, with a particular focus on new technologies and their influences on economic growth and society. Before joining the South China Morning Post, Orange worked as a Shanghai Correspondent for ET Net, a Hong Kong financial news agency.

Keegan Elmer

Keegan Elmer

Keegan is a reporter at the Post covering China in world affairs, including US-China relations and China's relationship with its neighbours. He has degrees from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and the University of Helsinki.