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China’s pork, beef imports surged in September, as pig herd shrank at faster pace


China’s pork and beef imports surged in September as it stocked up on proteins as pig herd shrank at a faster pace amid the African swine fever outbreak.

Pork imports for the first eight months of the year were 1.33 million tonnes, up 43.6 per cent from the same period a year earlier, according to the data released by the General Administration of Customs on Monday.

Pork arrivals in September rose to . . .

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