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New blow to China as African swine fever found in wild boar

Nov 16 2018

BEIJING China's efforts to stem the spread of African swine fever were dealt a fresh blow on Friday when the agricultural ministry confirmed it had found the first case in a wild boar, deepening a three-month-old crisis for the world's top pork producer.

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

Nov 14 2018

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.

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

Nov 13 2018

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.

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

Nov 05 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.

RPT-INSIGHT-Hog industry worldwide getting slaughtered in trade war

Oct 29 2018

BEIJING/CHICAGO/CARAMBEI, Brazil, Oct 26 Ken Maschhoff, chairman of the largest U.S. family-owned pork producer, has watched profits fall as trade tensions rise between the United States and China.

Hog industry worldwide getting slaughtered in trade war

Oct 26 2018

BEIJING/CHICAGO/CARAMBEI, Brazil Ken Maschhoff, chairman of the largest U.S. family-owned pork producer, has watched profits fall as trade tensions rise between the United States and China.

INSIGHT-Hog industry worldwide getting slaughtered in trade war

Oct 26 2018

BEIJING/CHICAGO/CARAMBEI, Brazil, Oct 26 Ken Maschhoff, chairman of the largest U.S. family-owned pork producer, has watched profits fall as trade tensions rise between the United States and China.

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

Oct 24 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 drops ban on rapeseed meal from India

Oct 22 2018

BEIJING/MUMBAI China has dropped a years-long ban on rapeseed meal imports from India as the government seeks to diversify sources of protein used in animal feed, the customs administration said on Monday.

China's Dabeinong reports suspected African swine fever case on related farm: media

Oct 16 2018

BEIJING One of China's top animal feed producers said on Tuesday an affiliated firm has culled nearly 20,000 pigs due to a suspected case of African swine fever, according to a report by the China Securities Journal.

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