African swine fever has devastated pork production in China. Photo: EPA-EFE

US$5 billion opportunity for US hog farmers in China’s African swine fever epidemic, hardly taken advantage of due to trade war

  • Epidemic that has devastated China’s pig population ‘heralds a new era in Chinese production and consumption of meat’, US report says
  • The trade war is likely stifling Chinese pork purchases from the US, says American commodities adviser
Topic |   China pork crisis

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African swine fever has devastated pork production in China. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein

Jodi Xu Klein is an award-winning business journalist with 20 years of experience. She joined the Post in 2017, after a decade based in the US reporting for The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. She was part of the Time Magazine team that won the Henry R. Luce Award, breaking the China SARS story.