Financial services firm Rabobank estimates that China could lose up to 200 million pigs to disease or slaughter during the epidemic, almost three times the pig population in the United States. Photo: Reuters

African swine fever: ‘not enough pork in the whole world’ to fill China’s supply gap

  • Rabobank estimates that China could lose up to 200 million pigs to disease or slaughter, almost three times the number of pigs in the United States
  • Despite heavy trade war tariffs, Chinese buyers are importing US pork, betting on a US-China trade deal
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Financial services firm Rabobank estimates that China could lose up to 200 million pigs to disease or slaughter during the epidemic, almost three times the pig population in the United States. Photo: Reuters
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