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China's pork imports to double in 2019 as swine fever hits local output: analyst

21 Mar 2019

WUZHEN, China China's 2019 pork imports are set to double from last year to 2 million tonnes, a Rabobank analyst said on Thursday, as African swine fever hits production of the meat in the world's top hog market.

China pork producer WH Group's quarterly profit falls 7 percent

15 Mar 2019

BEIJING China's WH Group said on Friday its fourth-quarter net profit fell 7 percent to $290 million, as low pig prices in China and the Sino-U.S. trade war hit the income of the world's top pork producer.

China hog prices hit 14-month high as African swine fever slashes output

11 Mar 2019

BEIJING Chinese hog prices marched to their highest in 14 months on Monday and look set to keep rising after weeks of gains, analysts and producers said, as the worst disease outbreak to hit the country's vast pig herd in years chops supply.

China February soybean imports fall to four-year low amid tariffs, flat demand

08 Mar 2019

BEIJING China's soybean imports in February fell to their lowest monthly level in four years, as buying slowed amid uncertainties over trade relations with the United States and flat demand for soymeal, customs data showed on Friday.

China moves to halt swine fever with hog industry overhaul

27 Feb 2019

BEIJING China plans to divide its hog industry into five zones in an attempt to halt the spread of African swine fever across the world's top pork producer and guarantee supplies.

China to expand agriculture reforms to bolster rural economy

20 Feb 2019

BEIJING China will deepen reforms of its agriculture sector to promote its rural economy, the government said in its first policy statement of 2019, as it seeks to bolster growth and offset trade challenges.

Canadian canola runs into Chinese delays after Huawei arrest

05 Feb 2019

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/BEIJING A political dispute between China and Canada over the arrest of a Huawei executive is slowing canola shipments through Chinese ports and causing some importers to hesitate to buy from their biggest supplier, according to interviews with a dozen traders.

Swine fever outbreak may bury China's small pig farmers

04 Feb 2019

CHANGTU COUNTY, China For farmers Zhang Shiping and Bai Fuqin in northeast China, there is little to celebrate this Lunar New Year. | Video

FEATURE-Swine fever outbreak may bury China's small pig farmers

03 Feb 2019

* Interactive graphic on African swine fever in China: https://tmsnrt.rs/2t0mpCk

FEATURE-Swine fever outbreak may bury China's small pig farmers

02 Feb 2019

* Interactive graphic on African swine fever in China: https://tmsnrt.rs/2t0mpCk

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