Large-scale Chinese pig farms to benefit from subsidy plan
Efforts seek to focus China’s live pig farms into several large-scale farms instead of countless small and inefficient ones
Pig International exclusive article:
The Chinese government wants to increase the scale of pig farms throughout the country by implementing subsidy policies to support large, live pig farmers. Furthermore, the efforts in environmental protection are increasing, as China’s cities suffered heavy pollution in 2016. As a result, the deadline for farmers to move out of the forbidden areas in urban regions in China will be in 2017.
Read the entire article in the September issue of Pig International.
The concept of forbidden areas for China’s live pig farming was first implemented in the Law of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China in 2015 and seeks to focus China’s live pig farms into several large-scale farms instead of countless small and inefficient ones. This policy is supporting China’s environmental protection efforts, as most of the small farmers could not raise the money to effectively take care of the pollution they caused.
You'll learn about:
- Problems facing the traditional pig industry in China
- How China plans to support large-scale farming
- Subsidies implemented to develop the live pig farming in China
- Insurance policies for live pig farming
Related to China’s restructuring of its pig farming, the imports of pork are expected to soar to a record high in 2017. While the demand for pork is still rising for the Chinese population, this trend opens opportunities for foreign exporters to fill the gap of the live pig supply in China during the restructuring period. Read the entire article to learn more.