Beijing has ordered local authorities not to hold up animal feed passing between regions at the temporary checkpoints that have sprang up to counter the virus’ rise, but the lack of logistics still means that the options to transport feed often does not currently exist. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus hits China’s farms and food supply chain, with further spike in meat prices ahead

  • Many farmers in China’s are unable to access animal feed due to lockdowns across the country, leading to fears for the future of the meat supply chain
  • China has been forced to loosen restrictions of agriculture market access, amid fears of a further spike in food prices
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Beijing has ordered local authorities not to hold up animal feed passing between regions at the temporary checkpoints that have sprang up to counter the virus’ rise, but the lack of logistics still means that the options to transport feed often does not currently exist. Photo: EPA
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