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on August 13, 2019

China lowers corn consumption forecast

Shrinking pig herd resulting from African swine fever leads to less demand for corn for animal feed.

China’s agriculture ministry has lowered its forecast on corn consumption, citing the outbreaks of African swine fever that have devastated the country throughout the past year.

The country’s corn consumption forecast for the 2019-20 crop year was lowered from last month by 2 million tons, due to the decimation…

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