The price of pork has surged across China as African swine fever has destroyed herds. Photo: Reuters

Let them eat chicken? Why all options are on the table to solve China’s pork crisis

  • Swine fever has swept through the country, destroying pig herds and raising concern among the leadership
  • Authorities are trying to plug the gap with other supplies but fixing the problem will take long-term attention, observers say
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The price of pork has surged across China as African swine fever has destroyed herds. Photo: Reuters
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Jane Cai

Jane Cai

Jane Cai, CFA, is the Beijing Bureau Chief of the South China Morning Post. She has been covering China's economic, financial, business and political news since the early 2000s.