Edition:
United States

Dominique Patton

RPT-C.P. plans bigger, cleaner pig farms after disease devastates Chinese herd

Sep 23 2019

* C.P. to build new farms to raise 10 mln pigs a year by 2021

C.P. plans bigger, cleaner pig farms after disease devastates Chinese herd

Sep 23 2019

QINGDAO, China C.P. Pokphand Co , one of China's top five pig producers, is speeding up expansion of its business, said the company's chief executive, after a year-long outbreak of disease devastated an industry worth $140 billion (112.6 billion pounds)last year.

REFILE-C.P. plans bigger, cleaner pig farms after disease devastates Chinese herd

Sep 23 2019

* C.P. to build new farms to raise 10 mln pigs a year by 2021

China green lights eight Argentine meat plants for beef exports

Sep 19 2019

BEIJING/BUENOS AIRES China's customs office said on Thursday it had granted export licenses to some Argentine meat-processing plants, as the Asian country looks to plug a supply gap after an African swine fever outbreak decimated China's pig herds.

Exclusive: Where's the beef? Argentine ranchers hope more is headed for China

Sep 18 2019

BUENOS AIRES/BEIJING Cattle ranchers in Argentina, which recently edged out neighbor Brazil as the top exporter of beef to China, are hoping to build on that status by getting more local meatpacking plants approved by Beijing, industry officials and other sources told Reuters.

China plans subsidies for large pig farms to boost output

Sep 09 2019

BEIJING China's state planner said on Monday it will issue subsidies of up to 5 million yuan ($700,000) to support the construction of large-scale pig farms in the latest measure to promote pig farming after a devastating disease ravaged the hog herd.

Exclusive: China sugar industry to lobby government for extension of hefty tariffs on imports - sources

Sep 06 2019

BEIJING Chinese sugar mills plan to ask the nation's Ministry of Commerce to extend hefty tariffs on sugar imports that Beijing imposed in 2017 to protect China's struggling domestic sector, according to two sources and a draft document viewed by Reuters.

China's factory activity shrinks for fourth month as trade woes deepen

Aug 31 2019

BEIJING Factory activity in China shrank in August for the fourth month in a row as the United States ramped up trade pressure and domestic demand remained sluggish, pointing to a further slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.

China's top feed producer completes construction at its first pig farm overseas

Aug 25 2019

BINH PHUOC, Vietnam/BEIJING China's top feed producer, New Hope Liuhe, said on Sunday it had completed construction of its first overseas pig farm in Vietnam, seeing potential demand growth in a major market devastated by a severe African swine fever outbreak.

China pig farmer profits soar after disease wipes out third of herd, boosts prices

Aug 19 2019

BEIJING Pig breeders in China who have managed to keep fatal African swine fever off their farms since outbreaks began a year ago are now set to reap rewards, with some in line for record profits of $200 per hog thanks to soaring prices.

World News