China is expected to lose 40% of hog inventories to African swine flu
China is expected to lose 40% of hog inventories to African swine flu

China turns to giant pigs as pork shortage continues

Will Green is news editor of Supply Management
16 October 2019

A decimation of China’s pork supply caused by African swine fever (ASF) has led farmers to breed giant pigs.

IHS Markit has projected that China will lose more than 40% of hog inventories due to ASF and it could take more than five years for a full recovery.

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