Tuesday’s data provided the first breakdown of imports by origin since China published data earlier this month showing overall imports of soybeans last month climbed 82 per cent to 7.77 million tonnes. Photo: Reuters
Tuesday’s data provided the first breakdown of imports by origin since China published data earlier this month showing overall imports of soybeans last month climbed 82 per cent to 7.77 million tonnes. Photo: Reuters
China trade

China pork imports hit all-time high over supply concerns as US soybean imports surge 320 per cent

  • China’s pork imports jumped to an all-time high in March on supply concerns following a resurgence of African swine fever in the world’s biggest consumer and producer
  • China’s imports of soybean from Brazil plunged to the lowest level since January 2017 in March, but US bean imports hit the highest monthly total since December 2016 last month

Tuesday’s data provided the first breakdown of imports by origin since China published data earlier this month showing overall imports of soybeans last month climbed 82 per cent to 7.77 million tonnes. Photo: Reuters
Tuesday’s data provided the first breakdown of imports by origin since China published data earlier this month showing overall imports of soybeans last month climbed 82 per cent to 7.77 million tonnes. Photo: Reuters
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