There are an estimated 10 million head of pigs on Japanese farms, virtually all of which are destined for the domestic market. Photo: Kyodo

Japan cracks down on African swine fever and Chinese tourists carrying pork products into the country

  • Awareness campaign has been aimed in large part at the tens of thousands of Chinese visitors coming to Japan during the Lunar New Year holiday
  • The ministry’s website includes images of a number of pork products reportedly confiscated from inbound Chinese travellers
Topic |   China-Japan relations

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There are an estimated 10 million head of pigs on Japanese farms, virtually all of which are destined for the domestic market. Photo: Kyodo
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