China is looking to rebuild its pig population, which was devastated by African swine fever. Photo: EPA-EFE China is looking to rebuild its pig population, which was devastated by African swine fever. Photo: EPA-EFE
China is looking to rebuild its pig population, which was devastated by African swine fever. Photo: EPA-EFE

China-Australia relations: exploding Australian wheat exports step up to meet high demand despite tensions

  • China’s purchases of wheat from Australia over the first two months of the year were 479.3 per cent more than the amount acquired over the same period last year
  • China’s strong demand for wheat is a result of increased feed requirements to accommodate the rapid recovery of its domestic pig production, its Ministry of Commerce said

Topic |   China-Australia relations
China is looking to rebuild its pig population, which was devastated by African swine fever. Photo: EPA-EFE China is looking to rebuild its pig population, which was devastated by African swine fever. Photo: EPA-EFE
China is looking to rebuild its pig population, which was devastated by African swine fever. Photo: EPA-EFE
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