African swine fever virus has had a devastating effect on China’s pork industry. Photo: Bloomberg

China’s pork imports rose 24 per cent in April, customs data shows

  • Country imported 136,517 tonnes of the meat, its largest monthly total since September 2016
  • Surge follows the spread of African swine fever which has cost the lives of 200 million pigs, according to one estimate
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African swine fever virus has had a devastating effect on China’s pork industry. Photo: Bloomberg
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