China’s sow herd rose 2.2 per cent in December compared with November, according to the government. Photo: Reuters
China’s sow herd rose 2.2 per cent in December compared with November, according to the government. Photo: Reuters

Lunar New Year in China raises risks of worsening African swine fever crisis, minister says

  • Vice-agriculture minister Yu Kangzhen said on Wednesday that China’s sow herd rose 2.2 per cent in December compared with November
  • The Lunar New Year, China’s peak pork consuming season, falls on January 25 as million of people return home to celebrate the festival with their families

China’s sow herd rose 2.2 per cent in December compared with November, according to the government. Photo: Reuters
China’s sow herd rose 2.2 per cent in December compared with November, according to the government. Photo: Reuters
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