China’s pork production nears pre-ASF level

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China’s pork production reached 52.96mt in 2021, up 29% from the previous year, and nears its 2017 level of 53.4mt, a report by Reuters said. Government data also showed that China slaughtered 671.28 million hogs in 2021, up 27% year-on-year.

ASF first hit the country in 2018, and by 2019 has wi...

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Editor, Asian Pork Magazine, Manila, Philippines. Isa is the in-house expert on African swine fever, as her deep knowledge on the subject is imbued in articles such as, ‘Strategic testing and extraction help farms survive ASF’.