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Hallie Gu

China's African swine fever control situation remains complicated - official

Jul 20 2021

BEIJING China's efforts to control African swine fever outbreaks among its pig herd remained complicated, with 11 outbreaks officially reported so far this year and new variants of the virus also present, an agriculture ministry official said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 3-China's June soybean imports jump 11.6% from May on surging demand

Jul 13 2021

* H1 soybean imports boosted by demand from recovering pig herd

Analysis-China's farmers dump other crops for corn on bumper profit pull

Jul 06 2021

BEIJING/SINGAPORE Chinese farmers have sharply increased corn planting this year to cash in on demand-fuelled record prices, a trend that is likely to cool the country's recent rampant appetite for imports heading into 2022.

UPDATE 4-China to use pork reserves to stabilise market

Jun 09 2021

BEIJING, June 9 China's state planner said on Wednesday it aimed to use state reserves of pork to stabilise hog production and prices, after a more than 50% plunge in pork and hog prices since the beginning of the year.

China reports first human case of H10N3 bird flu

Jun 01 2021

(Refiles to make para 7 quote read 'humans' sted of 'human')

China's feed lots set to snap up wheat harvest for pigs, poultry

May 28 2021

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, May 28 China's massive livestock sector is set to snap up millions of tonnes of wheat from the country's winter harvest that began this month, extending a run of crop-switching in animal feed and further cooling demand for corn imports.

Reshaping grain trade? China moves to change animal feed recipes

Apr 21 2021

BEIJING (Reuters) -China issued guidelines on Wednesday recommending the reduction of corn and soymeal in pig and poultry feed, a measure that could reshape the flow of grains into the world's top corn and soybean buyer.

UPDATE 1-More wheat feeding and pig disease outbreaks pose double threat to China soymeal demand

Apr 15 2021

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, April 15 China's wheat feeding to pigs and poultry has dented demand for alternate feeds and clouded the market outlook for soybean meal and other key ingredients used by the country's massive feed sector, analysts and traders said.

Analysis: More wheat feeding and pig disease outbreaks pose double threat to China soymeal demand

Apr 15 2021

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China's wheat feeding to pigs and poultry has dented demand for alternate feeds and clouded the market outlook for soybean meal and other key ingredients used by the country's massive feed sector, analysts and traders said.

UPDATE 1-China's Q1 soybean, grains imports surge on strong demand

Apr 13 2021

* China crushers booked big cargoes beans on good margins earlier

World News

'Pingdemic' puts Britain's food supply under strain

LONDON (Reuters) -British supermarkets said on Thursday that some products were in short supply and petrol stations had been forced to close after the official health app told hundreds of thousands of workers to isolate following contact with someone with COVID-19.