China is the world’s second-largest poultry producer and has been ramping up output to fill a huge meat shortage after an African swine fever epidemic decimated its pig herd. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: China’s poultry, eggs supply under pressure as frozen pork, chicken, beef pile up at ports

  • Restrictions on moving livestock and extended holidays have paralysed supply chains, leaving farmers stuck with large inventories of birds and eggs
  • Thousands of containers of frozen pork, chicken and beef are also piling up at some of China’s major ports as transport disruptions and labour shortages slow operations
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China is the world’s second-largest poultry producer and has been ramping up output to fill a huge meat shortage after an African swine fever epidemic decimated its pig herd. Photo: AFP
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