China’s pork consumption falls as African swine fever spreads

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A pig is seen on the farm of pig farmer Han Yi at a village in Changtu county, Liaoning province, China, January 17, 2019.

WUHAN, China (Reuters) – A decline in Chinese pork consumption is keeping a lid on prices, an executive at China’s top pig producer Wens Foodstuff Group said on Friday, even as pork output slumps in the country, the world’s biggest producer of the meat. The fall in consumption comes as an epidemic of African swine […]

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