African swine fever, which typically kills pigs within a few days, has spread across China. Photo: AP

Can China learn from Russia and save its pigs from African swine fever?

  • Disease-control measures are the key reason Russian pork production is on track to double by next year from 2007 levels
  • In China, control of the disease is being hindered by the millions of small pig farms and trading practices that involve shipping pigs over great distances
Topic |   China pork crisis

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African swine fever, which typically kills pigs within a few days, has spread across China. Photo: AP
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