China’s pork imports for the first 11 months of the year stood at 1.733 million tonnes, up 58 per cent from a year earlier. Photo: AP

China’s African swine fever outbreak drives 150 per cent jump in pork imports

  • Imports of pork rose more than 150 per cent in November from a year earlier
  • China, the world’s top consumer of the meat, is suffering a severe domestic supply shortage as African swine fever has decimated the local hog herd
Topic |   Food and agriculture
China’s pork imports for the first 11 months of the year stood at 1.733 million tonnes, up 58 per cent from a year earlier. Photo: AP
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