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China to boost grain imports from 'Belt & Road' countries amid Sino-U.S. trade spat: official

7:41am GMT

GUANGZHOU, China/BEIJING China aims to step up grain imports from countries linked by President Xi Jinping's project to create a modern-day Silk Road, seeking to diversify supply sources amid a trade war with the United States, a key cabinet researcher said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-China to boost grain imports from 'Belt & Road' countries amid Sino-U.S. trade spat -official

7:39am GMT

* Soybean, grain imports have plunged amid trade war with U.S.

LatAm farmers to boost soybean output amid U.S.-China trade war: analyst

4:17am GMT

GUANGZHOU, China Farmers across South America are expected to produce more soybeans in 2018/19, an industry analyst said on Wednesday, as they take advantage of a trade war that has curbed U.S. exports to the world's top buyer China.

African swine fever suspected to be in animal feed in China

13 Nov 2018

(This Nov 11 story corrects headline and text throughout to say case of disease in feed was suspected, not confirmed. Removes paragraph, bullet saying it is first reported contamination of feed supply.)

China battles to control African swine fever as it reports 50th case

05 Nov 2018

BEIJING China confirmed a new case of African swine fever on Monday, in southern Hunan province, marking the 50th outbreak of the highly contagious disease in the world's top pork producer.

China's WH Group seeks proof African swine fever found in subsidiary's sausage

01 Nov 2018

BEIJING WH Group, China's top pork processor, said on Thursday it was trying to verify a Taiwan government statement that the African swine fever virus was found in a sausage made by a subsidiary that was brought to the island by a traveler.

UPDATE 1-China's WH Group Q3 profit dives 31 pct as trade disputes weigh

30 Oct 2018

BEIJING, Oct 30 China's WH Group Ltd said on Tuesday its third-quarter net profit plunged 31 percent to $199 million, as lower prices amid higher supplies and trade disputes dented the world's top pork producer's income in the United States.

China blames feeding kitchen waste to pigs for African swine fever spread

24 Oct 2018

BEIJING China's agriculture ministry said on Wednesday it would ban the feeding of kitchen waste to pigs after linking the practice to the majority of the early cases of African swine fever.

China culls 200,000 pigs due to African swine fever - official

19 Oct 2018

ZHENGZHOU, China China, the world's top pork producer, has culled 200,000 pigs so far following outbreaks of highly contagious African swine fever in the country, a Chinese animal health official said on Friday.

China culls 200,000 pigs due to African swine fever - official

19 Oct 2018

ZHENGZHOU, China China, the world's top pork producer, has culled 200,000 pigs so far following outbreaks of highly contagious African swine fever in the country, a Chinese animal health official said on Friday.

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