The Chinese national herd shrank in the first half of 2019 as pigs died from African swine fever and farmers decided against restocking. Photo: AFP

China’s pork output falls amid African swine fever epidemic

  • Statistics bureau says 24.7 million tonnes were produced in first half of 2019, a drop of 5.5 per cent on same period last year
Topic |   Food and agriculture

TOP PICKS

The Chinese national herd shrank in the first half of 2019 as pigs died from African swine fever and farmers decided against restocking. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE