A butcher on Saturday at Sha Tin Market, where in the past week the price for pork reached HK$4,400 per picul, a traditional Chinese unit of about 60kg. Photo: May Tse

‘Record high’ pork prices to continue, health secretary says, as African Swine Fever strangles supply to Hong Kong

  • Pig auction prices hit more than HK$4,000 per picul this week, more than double prices in May
  • Professor Sophia Chan warns ‘shrinkage in supply and soaring prices’ to continue in the short term
Topic |   China food safety

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A butcher on Saturday at Sha Tin Market, where in the past week the price for pork reached HK$4,400 per picul, a traditional Chinese unit of about 60kg. Photo: May Tse
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