Drought and flooding have stoked concern about China’s grain supply this year. Illustration: Perry TseDrought and flooding have stoked concern about China’s grain supply this year. Illustration: Perry Tse
Drought and flooding have stoked concern about China’s grain supply this year. Illustration: Perry Tse

China drought, heavy rains spark concern over grain supply as Xi Jinping launches campaign against food waste

  • Concerns are mounting about China’s grain supply this year, despite government assurances that the summer harvest was at ‘an all-time high’
  • Output has been hit by drought and heavy rains and many farmers are hoarding crops in expectation that prices will continue rising because of low supply, traders say

Topic |   China economy
Drought and flooding have stoked concern about China’s grain supply this year. Illustration: Perry TseDrought and flooding have stoked concern about China’s grain supply this year. Illustration: Perry Tse
Drought and flooding have stoked concern about China’s grain supply this year. Illustration: Perry Tse
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