China is already the top importer of soybeans and corn, and has bought unprecedented amounts in the past two years to feed a hog herd recovering from African swine fever. Photo: Reuters
China is already the top importer of soybeans and corn, and has bought unprecedented amounts in the past two years to feed a hog herd recovering from African swine fever. Photo: Reuters

China food security: pork self-sufficiency push to raise demand for global grain stocks

  • China’s self-sufficiency targets have been flagged since 2020 as part of Beijing’s food security goals
  • The targets are likely to bolster overseas purchases of soybeans and feed grains needed to fatten hogs, cattle and poultry

Topic |   China food security
China is already the top importer of soybeans and corn, and has bought unprecedented amounts in the past two years to feed a hog herd recovering from African swine fever. Photo: Reuters
China is already the top importer of soybeans and corn, and has bought unprecedented amounts in the past two years to feed a hog herd recovering from African swine fever. Photo: Reuters
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