Pork prices in China have fallen more than 50 per cent since mid-January amid sluggish demand and panic selling due to new African swine fever outbreaks. Photo: Xinhua
Pork prices in China have fallen more than 50 per cent since mid-January amid sluggish demand and panic selling due to new African swine fever outbreaks. Photo: Xinhua

China fine-tunes pork reserve system as panic selling and sluggish demand send prices tumbling

  • Pork prices have fallen more than 50 per cent since mid-January amid sluggish demand and panic selling due to new African swine fever outbreaks
  • To combat the price volatility and stabilise production, Beijing announced it would improve its monitoring of the market and tap strategic pork reserves

Pork prices in China have fallen more than 50 per cent since mid-January amid sluggish demand and panic selling due to new African swine fever outbreaks. Photo: Xinhua
Pork prices in China have fallen more than 50 per cent since mid-January amid sluggish demand and panic selling due to new African swine fever outbreaks. Photo: Xinhua
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