Sino File by Cary Huang
Xi Jinping’s biggest headache isn’t Hong Kong. It’s the price of pork in China
- Rocketing food prices make a mockery of Xi’s ‘Chinese dream’ and threaten widespread discontent
- The Communist Party’s policies contributed to the crisis by shifting imports from the US and Canada to Russia
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.