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on June 18, 2019

China pork prices rise as ASF depletes herd

Country seeing more demand for other proteins, less demand for soybeans

As China’s pig herd continues to be depleted by African swine fever (ASF), pork prices are rising and the country is becoming increasingly dependent on imports to supply its demand for pork.

Since the outbreak of ASF in the country in August 2018, more than 1 million pigs have died…

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